An Order of St.John group of five to Assistant Officer W.Watkins, St.John Ambulance Brigade, late Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve,
Lot 165
An Order of St.John group of five to Assistant Officer W.Watkins, St.John Ambulance Brigade, late Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve,
Sold for £372 (US$ 625) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Order of St.John group of five to Assistant Officer W.Watkins, St.John Ambulance Brigade, late Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve,
The Order of St.John, Officer's breast badge, skeletal issue; Defence Medal; War Medal; Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct, G.V.R., with second award bar (5033 W.Watkins. L.S.B.A. R.N.A.S.B.R.); Service Medal of the Order of St.John, with six extra service bars (10991 A/Offr. W.Watkins. Brynmawr Div Priory for Wales. S.J.A.B. 1932.). Mounted as worn. Very fine. (5)

Footnotes

  • S.B. 28.5.1948.

    Charles Joslin Fitch was appointed an Honorary Serving Brother on 20th February 1925, and promoted to Officer on the 19th May 1933. He was a District Officer for London (Prince of wales) District; he was appointed as District Officer in charge of Eastern Area on 21st December 1927. Previous to this he was Superintendent in Charge of Leyton and Leytonstone Division, an appointment he appears to have taken up in 1924. He was awarded his Long Service Medal on the 15th February 1937 and first bar on 2nd April 1947. He originally joined the St.John Ambulance Brigade in 1918 and the R.N.A.S.B.R. in late 1924. He received the Service Medal of the Order as an Ambulance Officer in 1933 and a first bar in 1938. He died in 1941.
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