A George V silver Distinguished Service Cross to Gnr George Gates R.N., cased, together with a quantity of historical documents and photographs relating to his service. Gates (1876 - 1927) joined the Navy in 1892, was on HMS Marathon during the Boxer Rising, awarded the China Medal (not included), rising to finish his service as a Lieutenant in 1922. He was warded his DSC on the 22nd May 1917 for service on P17 on the Dover Patrol between 1st July 1916 and the 31st December 1916. P17 was a P class submarine hunter.
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