The Collection of Medals to the Medical Services formed by Colonel D.G.B. Riddick

Date of Auction: 7th March 2007

Sold for £650

Estimate: £500 - £550

A Great War A.R.R.C. group of three awarded to Matron A. B. Hill, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class (A.R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver and enamel, on bow ribbon, in Garrard, London case of issue; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister); King’s South Africa 1901-02, no clasp (Nursing Sister) first extremely fine, others with minor edge bruising and contact marks, very fine (3) £500-550


A.R.R.C. London Gazette 23 February 1917. ‘... in recognition of valuable services in connection with the War’.

Miss A. B. Hill, Matron in the Q.A.I.M.N.S.R., served in the Bath War Hospital.