Medal for the Defence of Ookiep 1902,
Lot 45
Medal for the Defence of Ookiep 1902,
Sold for £9,000 (US$ 15,127) inc. premium
Lot Details
Medal for the Defence of Ookiep 1902,
silver issue, impressed (Dr R.N.Howard.). With edge bruise at 5 o'clock, otherwise extremely fine. (1)


  • Dr Ronald Nesbit Howard M.R.C.S. Eng and L.S.A. 1880; L.R.C.P. Edin 1880; (St.Mary's); Fellow of the Royal Microscopy Society; Member of the South African Philospohy Society Society; Quekett Microscopy Club and British Medical Association. Served as Chief Medical Officer of the Cape Copper Company; late Medical Officer in charge of Troops at Ookiep and District Surgeon Namaqualand and Port Nolloth.

    Dr Howard appeared in Colonel H.Cooper's despatch of the 4th June 1902 "Of the Civilians I wish to bring to notice" where he states Dr Howard's professional requirements and long local experience has been of great assistance to the Military Medical Officers.

    Sold with assorted research including a copy photograph of Dr Howard.
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