A Great War A.R.R.C. group to Nursing Sister C.E.A.Thorpe,
Lot 152
A Great War A.R.R.C. group to Nursing Sister C.E.A.Thorpe, Belgian Red Cross,
Sold for £1,260 (US$ 2,135) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Great War A.R.R.C. group to Nursing Sister C.E.A.Thorpe, Belgian Red Cross,
Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class, in silver and enamel; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no bar (Nursing Sister C.E.A.Thorpe.); King's South Africa, no bar (Nursing Sister C.E.A.Thorpe.). With 1914 Star (K.Thorpe Amb: Manners). Belgium, Queen Elizabeth Medal. Queen Alexandra's Nursing Badge 1899-1902, engraved on reverse (Alexandra Princess of Wales Faith Hope And Charity 1900) Very fine or better. (6)

Footnotes

  • A.R.R.C. London Gazette 3.3.1916.

    In recognition of their valuable services and devotion to duty from August to November 1914 whilst working under the Belgian Red Cross in Flanders.

    Nursing Sister C.E.A.Thorpe was attached to Langman's Hospital under the R.A.M.C.

    A total of 8 1914 stars were given to the Ambulance Manners including the one here to a Miss Katherine Thorpe who disembarked on 12/13.8.1914.
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