Five to Lieutenant Colonel J.Battersby, Royal Army Medical Corps,

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Five to Lieutenant Colonel J.Battersby, Royal Army Medical Corps,

Sold for £ 1,104 (US$ 1,394) inc. premium
Five to Lieutenant Colonel J.Battersby, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Egypt 1882-89, dated reverse, one bar, Tel-El-Kebir (Surgeon. J.Battersby. A.M.Dept); India General Serice 1895-1902, one bar, Relief of Chitral 1895 (Surgn Major J.Battersby A.M.S.); Queen's Sudan 1896-98 (Maj: J.Battersby. R.A.M.C.); Khedive's Star, dated 1882; Khedive's Sudan 1896-1910, one bar, Khartoum, engraved (Major J.Battersby. R.A.M.C. 1898.). Some light contact marks to the first two, otherwise very fine. (5)

Footnotes

  • Major John Battersby, was born in at Dublin on 19.5.1856, M.B. Dublin 1879; F.R.C.S.I.. Surgeon, afterwards Surgeon Captain 5.2.1881; Surgeon Major 5.2.1893. R.A.M.C. Major 5.2.1893; Lieutenant Colonel 5.2.1901; Half Pay 2.10.1910. R.P. 19.5.1911; Was re-employed during the Great War from 17th March 1915. He died on 9.4.1919. He is buried at St.Eugenius Churchyard, Cappagh, C.Tyrone.

    Sold with a copy of an article written by him "On the Causation of Enteric Fever at Quetta, with special reference to camp sanitation". With another article from the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research mentioning him being in charge of an X-ray apparatus with the Nile Expeditionary Force.
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