Presentation watch with silver case. Presented to Ordinary Seaman George Glading of HMS Powerful for his participation in the siege of Ladysmith, 1899-1900, as part of the Naval Brigade. With 2-year maker's warranty certificate. Inscribed "SIEGE OF LADYSMITH/118 DAYS/1899-1900/G GLADING/ORD.SEA./HMS POWERFUL".

Object Details

ID: ZBA1641
Collection: Timekeeping
Type: Watch
Display location: Not on display
Creator: S Smith & Sons
Events: Second Boer War: Battle of Ladysmith, 1899
Vessels: Powerful (1895)
Date made: 1900
People: Gladding, George William
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall : 73 x 51 x 13 mm

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