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Hello,

 

I would be grateful for some help in deciphering the remarks section of this R.N. Record. 

 

I am interested to know if this man served on the "Leda". It's not listed in the top section as a ship served on. Was he perhaps held on this ship until returned to shore in October 1905 after deserting in August 1905?

 

Also, is the initial rank Stoker 2nd Class, then promoted to simple Stoker? 

 

Thank you

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