LEITH, CAPT.
Neg. No: (GP) L 7551 A
Neg. Size: 12"x10"
Neg. Date: 10-10-1922

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Sitter: Captain Lockhart Leith R.N. (1876-1940).

Biog: Captain R.N. 1916; Served European War 1914-1918.

Date: 10 October 1922.

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Location: -

Descr: TQL seated.

Costume: Full Dress uniform, Captain, Royal Navy.

Orders, Decorations & Medals:

Badge of a Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George [C.M.G. cr. 1919];

The Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 1 October 1917];

1914-15 Star; British War medal 1914-1920;

Allied Victory medal 1914-1919 with oak leaf;

Coronation medal 1911;

The Navy Cross (1920) [U.S.A].

Furniture & Props: -

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 179 New Bond Street, London. W.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

References:

Biog: Who's Who; Navy Lists.

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Costume: -

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of St. Michael and St. George) Burke's Peerage; (D.S.O.) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978; (The Navy Cross) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990; (Coronation Medal 1911) Howard N. Cole, Coronation and Royal Commemorative Medals 1887-1977, London, 1977; (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.

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