Orders, Decorations and Medals (28 & 29 March 2012)

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Date of Auction: 28th & 29th March 2012

Sold for £500

Estimate: £550 - £650

A Kaisar-i-Hind and Bar, O. St. J. group of ten attributed to S. B. Rustomjee, Girl Guide Association

Kaisar-I-Hind, G.VI.R., 2nd class, silver, with Second Award Bar dated, ‘1947’, with top bar; The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Sister’s badge, silver and enamel; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War and India Service Medals; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; India Independence Medal 1947, all unnamed, mounted court style for wear; together with a Girl Guide Association, Medal of Merit, silver and enamel, reverse inscribed, ‘S. B. Rustomjee’, hallmarks for Birmingham 1926, with ‘For Merit’ brooch bar; together with a silver cross and 30+ small badges, many Girl Guide related, very fine and better (lot) £550-650

Footnote

Sherene Rustomjee was Captain of the 13th Bombay Rangers and was awarded the Medal of Merit in 1927. She was later District Commissioner for Byculla, Bombay, 1927-29.