Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (7 March 2007)

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Date of Auction: 7th March 2007

Sold for £80

Estimate: £60 - £80

Three: Lieutenant A. R. S. Alexander, Indian Medical Service

Army Medical School, Parkes Memorial Medal, for Hygiene, obv. head of Edmund Alexander Parkes left, (Lieutenant A. R. S. Alexander, I.M.S., 1911), 51mm., bronze, in Wyon, London case of issue; Army Medical School, Prize for Military Medicine, obv. bust of William Marshall Webb facing (Lieutenant A. R. S. Alexander, I.M.S., 1911), 51mm., bronze, in damaged Wyon, London case of issue; Army Medical School, Montefiore Medal, obv. coat-of-arms; rev. scene of surgery in the field, above an inscription in Greek (Lieutenant A. R. S. Alexander, I.M.S.), 60mm., bronze, in case of issue, extremely fine (3) £60-80

Footnote

Alister Ralph Spiers Alexander was born on 30 November 1886. Educated at University College London, he qualified as a M.B. and B.S. London in 1910. Entering the I.M.S. as a Lieutenant on 28 January 1911, he was promoted to Captain on 28 January 1914. Serving in Iraq during the Great War, 1915-16, he died of wounds on 9 February 1916 whilst serving with the 7th (attached 2nd) Gurkha Rifles. He was buried in the Kut War Cemetery.