A WW1 Trio & Messina Medal swing mounted on card through ribbons (probably worn with safety pins) and loose Defence and War Medals
1915 Star/BWM/Victory named Gnr J McKelvie RN
Messina Earthquake Medal/ Defence & War unnamed as issued
John was born 28th Jan 1885 Selkirk, a hosier by occupation.
He enlisted 28th Jan 1903 for 12 years .
He served on HMS Exmouth in 1908 and is confirmed as receiving the medal .
Promoted to Acting Gunner 1st August 1914, he served in various ships in his career including HMS Invincible.
John retired at own request 31st May 1920 .
He served during WW2 as war service rank Lieutenant in shore bases .
Would benefit from being remounted.