Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (24 & 25 February 2016)

Date of Auction: 24th & 25th February 2016

Sold for £120

Estimate: £50 - £70

Belgium, Croix de Guerre, ‘A’ cypher; France, Croix de Guerre (5) 1914-1915; 1914-1918; 1939-1940 (2) different strikings; another, 1940; Medal of Gratitude; G.B. Royal Army Reserve, silver lapel badge, very fine and better (8) £50-70

Footnote

Medal of Gratitude in card box, in envelope, with an old slip inscribed, ‘No. 11 M. G. C. Heathcote’ - this possibly Sister Mary Gertrude Caroline Heathcote, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve. She landed in France on 29 February 1940; served with No. 6 General Hospital. Awarded the R.R.C. London Gazette 11 June 1942.