Orders, Decorations and Medals (22 September 2000)

Date of Auction: 22nd September 2000

Sold for £290

Estimate: £250 - £300

Three: Surgeon J. J. Greene, Army Medical Department

Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Surgeon, A. M. Dept.); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 1 clasp, The Nile 1884-85 (Surgn., M.B., Med. Staff); Khedive’s Star, 1884-6, Egypt Medal with some pitting from Star, otherwise generally good very fine (3) £250-300

Footnote

John Joseph Greene was born on 10 October 1848. He entered the Army Medical Department as a Surgeon, 31 March 1874. He crossed the frontier into Afghanistan on 1 April 1880 while serving with the 2nd Division of the Kandahar Field Force at Baba Hissan, Kabul, and re-crossed the frontier on 24 August 1880. Promoted to Surgeon Major, 31 March 1886; Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel, 31 March 1884; Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Army Medical Corps, 31 March 1884; retired 5 April 1889; died 18 Aug. 1899. Sold with confirmation.