freeBMD Births Sep Q 1889 Kensington 1a 88 LEWES Arthur Perfect M
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freeBMD Marriages Sep 1921 Petersfield 2c 423 LEWES Arthur P M + MARTIN Gwendolen L.
GRO Death Record : Dec Q 1976 Poole Dorset 23 0690 : LEWES Arthur Perfect M NB: Gives D.O.B. as 03/07/1889.
==The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)==
Admiralty, S.W., 2nd July, 1917 - Honours for Service in Mine-Sweeping Operations. To receive the Distinguished Service Cross: Lieut. Arthur Perfect Meredith Lewes, R.N
The Shadwell Testimonial Prize, founded in 1888 In memory of Admiral Sir Charles F. A. Shadwell, K.C.B., who died 1st March, 1888 will be known as the " Shadwell Testimonial," and will consist of a Pocket Sextant, or other instrument (as funds will admit) of use in Navigation or Marine Surveying.
It will be bestowed annually on the Officer of a rank not higher than Lieutenant-Commander, and who has never been classed as an Assistant Surveyor who has sent in through his Captain the most creditable plan of an anchorage or other marine survey, accompanied with sailing directions recently executed by himself. Officers of the Commonwealth Navies are eligible to receive this Prize.
The award will be made on the plans received at the Admiralty during each calendar year, by a Committee consisting of the Hydrographer, the Assistant Hydrographer, and Surveying Officer in charge of the Chart Branch at the Admiralty; and they will be empowered to make no award should they judge the plans received during the year not to be sufficiently meritorious.
In case of co-operation in the production of a plan, a junior Officer, who has assisted materially in its construction, may participate in the reward, should the funds be sufficient.
The first award was made on the plans received during 1899.
National Archives Shadwell Prize
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