The Barrett J Carr Collection of Nurses’ Medals
Date of Auction: 6th December 2017
Sold for £500
Estimate: £600 - £800
Three: Nursing Sister Agnes M. Ferguson, Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister A. M. Ferguson), officially re-impressed naming; King’s South Africa 1901-02, no clasp (Nursing Sister A. M. Ferguson); Charing Cross Hospital Cross, silver, unnamed, nearly extremely fine
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Condr. W. G. Lowe, A.S.C.) nearly extremely fine (4) £600-800
FootnoteProvenance: Tony Sabell Collection, Dix Noonan Webb, September 2012.
Agnes Maxwell Ferguson trained at The Charing Cross Hospital, London, and enrolled into Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve on 9 February 1900, being given the number ‘311’. She served in South Africa with No. 9 General Hospital, Bloemfontein, one of only 7 nurses from the Charing Cross Hospital to serve in the Boer War.
It is believed that she married Conductor W. G. Lowe.