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British and French Officers decorated with the Ottoman Medals and Orders

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1 st degree Mecidie Order (breast) with sash and at the end of the sash Mecidie order, Turkish uniform


Admiral Sir Douglas Austin Gamble KCVO (8 November 1856 - 23 May 1934) was a Royal Navy officer who commanded the 4th Battle Squadron.


Gamble became Naval Advisor to the Turkish Government in 1909 and Commander of the 6th Cruiser Squadron in 1910.[1]He then served in World War I as Commander of the 4th Battle Squadron with his flag in the battleship HMS Benbow from 1914[3] before joining the Naval War Staff at the Admiralty in 1915 and retiring in 1917.




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