A Great War M.M. and trio to Sister M.M. De Guerin, Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.,
Lot 186
A Great War M.M. and trio to Sister M.M. De Guerin, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Reserve,
Sold for £6,240 (US$ 9,694) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Great War M.M. and trio to Sister M.M. De Guerin, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Reserve,
Military Medal, G.V.R. (A.Sister M.M. De Guerin. Q.A.I.M.N.S. (R.); 1914-15 Star (Sister M.M. De Guerin. Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.); British War and Victory Medal (Sister M.M. De Guerin.). Extremely fine. (4)

Footnotes

  • M.M. London Gazette 26.7.1918.

    For bravery and devotion to duty during a hostile air raid, when the building occupied by the hospital was hit by four bombs which cut in two the ward in which Sister Guerin was on night duty. Several patients were wounded and buried in the debris of the destroyed building, but she remained on duty in her ward, displaying the greatest coolness and courage in attending to the wounded and helping to rescue the buried.

    Sold with a letter from the War Office relating to a reception at Marlborough House after the Investiture on the 11th June 1920. Her WW2 German Identity card as she lived at St.Peter Port Guernsey.

    Sold with other minor paperwork etc.

    A total of 29 M.M.s were awarded to the Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. during WW1.

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