An Order of St John group of eight to Assistant Commander H.C.Chambers, St.John Ambulance Brigade,
Lot 160
An Order of St John group of eight to Commander H.C.Chambers, St.John Ambulance Brigade,
Sold for £1,380 (US$ 2,263) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Order of St John group of eight to Commander H.C.Chambers, St.John Ambulance Brigade,
British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Lieut.H.C.Chambers.); Coronation 1911, St.John Ambulance Brigade (Dist Supt. Sec. H.C.Chambers.); Jubilee 1935, engraved (Asst Commr. H.C.Chambers. No 5. Dist. S.J.A.B.); Coronation 1937; Service Medal of the Order of st.John, with six bars (1504. Asst Commr H.C.Chambers No5 Dist. Staff. S.J.A.B. 1919); St.John Ambulance Brigade Medal for South Africa (Chief Supt H.C.Chambers Shefield Corps.). With corresponding miniatures the LSGC having 3 bars. Light contact marks, very fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • Knight of Grace 22.2.1944.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 16.3.1919.

    Harry Crompton Chambers was a founder member of the shefield Corps, SJAB, and by 1900 he had become Chief superintendent. For Much of his life, Chambers lived in the village of Beighton, on the south-east fringe of Sheffield. he transferred to the nearby Rotherham Corps at its formation in 1908, retaining his rank by 1911 he had become Superintendent Secretary of No.5 District S.J.A.B. He served with the RAMC in WW1 and was MID, after the war he became Assistant Commissioner for No.5 District; he received the SJAB service medal in 1919 and was enrolled as an Officer of the Order in 1926. He became Commander in 1934 and Knight of Grace in 1944, before relinquishing his post in 1945.
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