Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 November 2015)

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Date of Auction: 25th & 26th November 2015

Sold for £600

Estimate: £160 - £200

A Second World War A.R.R.C. group of five awarded to Nursing Sister Edith Joyce Macdonald, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service

Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class (A.R.R.C.), G.VI.R. 1st issue, silver and enamel, on bow ribbon; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals, last two privately engraved (Sister E. J. Macdonald, Q.A.R.N.N.S.R.) extremely fine (5) £160-200

Footnote

A.R.R.C. London Gazette 1 January 1945.

Sister Macdonald is listed in the Royal Navy List under Medical Establishments as a Nursing Reserve Sister serving in the Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, Alexandria, dated 27 September 1941. With copied gazette and Navy List extracts. The medals mounted in a glazed wooden case, approx. 27.5 x 14.5cm. - reverses of medals not examined.