A Great War C.B.E. group of three to Miss E.Batchelor, Volunary Aid Detachment,
Lot 125
A Great War C.B.E. group of three to Miss E.Batchelor, Volunary Aid Detachment,
Sold for £432 (US$ 725) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Great War C.B.E. group of three to Miss E.Batchelor, Volunary Aid Detachment,
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, C.B.E., Commander's badge, on bow for wear by a Lady, Civil Division, type 1; British War and Victory Medal (E.Batchelor). With a portrait miniature of her in evening wear. Some contact marks, very fine. (3)

Footnotes

  • C.B.E. London Gazette 1.1.1920.

    Emily Batchelor was educated at the Church of England College, College, Edgbaston, Birmingham, and Rodean in Brighton. She worked as a voluntary outside helper with the Women's settlement, Birmingham until the war. She served with the VAD during WW1: From April 1915 to August 1915 she served with the YMCA at Rugeley Oct 1915 until August 1916 at the 1st Southern General; August 1916 to December 1916 she served with the French Red Cross at Troyes; August 1917 to Dec 1917 as a worker; January 1918 to March 1919 as Directoire Women's Emergency Canteens, Gare du Nord, Paris.

    She lived at Shottery near Stratford-on-Avon.
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