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|Subject: Joseph Jacobs. Stoker 1st Class. HMS Active. Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:45 am|| |
Joseph Jacobs was born in Gosport, Hampshire 22 May 1856 and entered the Royal Navy aboard HMS Asia 22 March 1877 as a Stoker 2nd Class. Jacobs joined HMS Active 9th May 1877 and served aboard this ship until 25th October 1879. Rated Stoker 1st Class 1 September 1877 he rejoined HMS Asia 26 October 1879 and joined the Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert 27 January 1880 he continued to serve aboard the Royal Yacht until discharged to pension 31 March 1897, also awarded the Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]