A Civil M.B.E. group of five to J.Page, St.John Ambulance Brigade late Durham Voluntary Aid Detachment,
Lot 135
A Civil M.B.E. group of five to J.Page, St.John Ambulance Brigade late Durham Voluntary Aid Detachment,
Sold for £432 (US$ 726) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Civil M.B.E. group of five to J.Page, St.John Ambulance Brigade late Durham Voluntary Aid Detachment,
The Order of St.John, Commander's neck badge in silver and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E., Civil Division, 1st type; Rocket Apparatus Volunteer Long Service, G.V.R. (James Page); Service Medal of the Order of st.John, with four extra service bars (James Page M.B.E. for long and conspicuous service 1926.). with a Durham V.A.D. Worker 1914-1919 Medal, engraved on reverse (678 J.Page. M.B.E.). Very fine or better. (5)

Footnotes

  • C.St.J. 12.6.1928.

    M.B.E. London Gazette 1.1.1919.

    He was born on the 21st June 1864 and educated at Smoults Academy, Architect. Hon.Sec. St.John.Ambulance Association, South Shields, 30 years. Captain South Shields Life Brigade (Rocket Life Saving Apparatus) Capt S.Hields Golf Club. War Work: Assistant County Director Durham V.A.D.'s; District Staff Officer, St.John Ambulance Brigade; Chief Staff Officer, Royal Naval Medical Transport Corps; Asst. Commandant, No.2 V.A.D. Hospital, South Shields. He gave 44 years service to the Volunteer Life Brigade, assisted at 33 shipwrecks which occured in his district, from which 138 persons were landed by rocket apparatus.

    Serving Brother, 1898; Commander of St.John, 1928; M.B.E., 1919; Royal Humane Society Certificate (saving boy in the River Thames, 1913). With the group a photo-copy of a newspaper appreciation with photo.
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