An Order of St John group of five to W.H.Bull, Army Medical Service,
Lot 159
An Order of St John group of five to W.H.Bull, Army Medical Service,
Sold for £552 (US$ 891) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Order of St John group of five to W.H.Bull, Army Medical Service,
The Order of St.John, Knight of Grace insignia, comprising neck badge and breast star; Coronation 1902; Coronation 1911; Volunteer Decoration, V.R., hallmarked 1898; Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., hallmarked 1919. Mounted as worn, with corresponding miniatures. The pins on the last two removed and top suspension soldered to riband mounting bar, otherwise very fine or better. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • K.St.J. 25.1.1913.
    V.D. 8.11.1898.
    T.D. 13.7.1920.

    William Henry Bull was educated at St.George's Hospital and took the diplomas of M.R.C.S. in 1874 and of L.R.C.P. Lond in 1875; he took the F.R.C.S.Edin in 1882. After filling the posts of House-Surgeon and Aassistant Surgical Registrar at St.George's, he went into practice at Stony Stratford. He held the Volunteer Decoration, and on June 3rd 1913, was appointed Honorary Surgeon to the King. He was a Knight of Grace of the Order of St.John of Jerusalem, and an honorary associate, lecturer, and examiner, St.John Ambulance Association. He was a member of the B.M.A. and had been president of the South Midland Branch. He became a member of the Naval and Military Committee of the B.M.A. in 1913, and served thereon for several years. He was also a member of the Ministry of Pensions Sub-committe of the Medico-Political Committee for 1920-21. For many years he had been a member of the Bucks Territorial Force Association and after the war was appointed County Director of the Bucks branch of the British Red Cross Society. He died on 20th August 1921.

    A total of 93 recipients received both the V.D. and T.D.
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