Awards to the Medical Services from the Collection of the late Tony Sabell
Date of Auction: 19th June 2013
Sold for £750
Estimate: £350 - £400
Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class (A.R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver and enamel, unnamed; 1914-15 Star (Miss W. M. Smith, Staff Nurse, Q.A.M.N.S.I.); British War and Victory Medals (Nusing Sister W. M. Smith).; British Red Cross Society Proficiency Cross, for First Aid in Chemical Warfare (2033 W. M. Wynne) enamel damage
Together with associated medals: 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals, all unnamed, very fine and better except where stated (10) £350-400
FootnoteA.R.R.C. London Gazette 12 September 1919. ‘Miss Winifred May Smith, Nursing Sister, Q.A.M.N.S.I.’
Miss Winifred May Smith joined the Q.A.M.N.S.I. as a Nursing Sister on 12 August 1917 and served until August 1922 based at Multan. Awarded the A.R.R.C. for her wartime services. Married to become Mrs W. M. Wynne. With some copied research.