A Great War C.B.E. and D.S.O. group of seven to Colonel E.A.Wraith, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Lot 122
A Great War C.B.E. and D.S.O. group of seven to Colonel E.A.Wraith, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Sold for £1,800 (US$ 2,905) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Great War C.B.E. and D.S.O. group of seven to Colonel E.A.Wraith, Royal Army Medical Corps,
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E., Commander's neck badge, 1st type, Military Division; Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R. in silver-gilt and enamel; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, S.A.01 (Civ. Surg. E.A.Wraith.); 1914-15 Star (Lt.Col.E.A.Wraith. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Col.E.A.Wraith.); Territorial Decoration, G.V.R. Toned, very fine or better. (7)

Footnotes

  • C.B.E. London Gazette 3.6.1919.

    D.S.O. London Gazette 4.6.1917.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 15.6.1916; 29.5.1917; 10.7.1919.

    Colonel E.A.Wraith, was born in 1876, near Wakefield. He was educated at Wakefield Grammar School and Victoria University (Leeds School of Medicine) M.R.C.S. Eng., L.R.C.P. 1899. He joined the Volunteer Force as a Medical Officer c.1902, he served as Civil Surgeon with the army in the Boer War, operations in Transvaal, west of Pretoria, Oct to 29 Nov 1900, including action at Frederickstad. Operations in Cape Colony, Orange River Colony and the Transvaal 30.12.1900 to March 1901. Captain 1902; Major 1910; Lieutenant Coonel 1915; Colonel 1918. Served as Lieutenant Colonel with 1st N.Midland Field Amb R.A.M.C.. He was a member of the B.M.A. for 24 years. Assistant Honorary Secretary of the Shropshire & Mid Wales Branch from Dec. 1924 to Oct 1926. Member of the Derby Medical Society. He died on the 3oth October 1937, aged 61 at the Queen Mary's Hospital Roehampton.
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