A C.B. group of five Inspector General of Hospitals A.Anderson, Army Medical Department,
Lot 113
A C.B. group of five Inspector General of Hospitals A.Anderson, Army Medical Department,
Sold for £5,400 (US$ 8,974) inc. premium
Lot Details
A C.B. group of five Inspector General of Hospitals A.Anderson, Army Medical Department,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. breast badge in gold and enamel; Crimea 1854-56, four bars, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol, engraved (Staff Surgeon, A.Anderson, (M.D) 1st Class.); Second China War 1857-60, one bar, Canton 1857, officially impressed (Dy Inspr Genl of Hospls A.Anderson.); France, Legion of Honour, Knights breast badge, in gold, silver and enamel; Turkish Crimea, British issue; Some enamel damage to the Legion of Honour, otherwise very fine. (5)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 15.3.1867.

    Inspector General Arthur Anderson was born on the 19th July 1814, M.A. Maris College Aberdeen 1832, M.D. Edinburgh 1834; Assistant Surgeon Staff 16th October 1835; 82nd Foot 4th March 1836; 10th Dragoons 5th March 1841; Surgeon, Rifle Brigade, 16th December 1945; Staff, 1st Class, afterwards Surgeon Major Staff, 28th March 1854; Deputy Inspector General 31st December 1858; Inspector General 28 Jan 1862. Retired on Half Pay 4th September 1867. He died at Pitlochry on the 26th April 1896.

    Doctor to Miss Florence Nightingale when she developed "Crimea Fever"
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