A Great War M.B.E. group of four to Captain E.J.J.Quirk, West African Medical Service,
Lot 136
A Great War M.B.E. group of four to Captain E.J.J.Quirk, West African Medical Service,
Sold for £336 (US$ 564) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Great War M.B.E. group of four to Captain E.J.J.Quirk, West African Medical Service,
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E., 1st type, Military Division; 1914-15 Star (E.J.J.Quirk); British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Capt.E.J.J.Quirk.). Mounted as worn. Very fine or better. (4)

Footnotes

  • M.B.E. London Gazette 3.6.1919.
    M.I.D. London Gazette 5.6.1919.

    He received his medical qualification at Charing Cross Hospital, where he obtained the diplomas M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. in 1908. After serving as house-surgeon and house-physician to Charing Cross Hospital, and house anaesthetist to the Royal Dental Hospital, he was appointed to the West African Medical Service in 1912. In the late war he received a commission as Captain and was attached to the West African Field Force from 1914-16, and to the Nyasaland Field Force from 1917 to 1918. He died on 24th March 1927.

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