The Barrett J Carr Collection of Nurses’ Medals

Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £550

Estimate: £400 - £500

Pair: Nursing Sister S. B. Lanyon, Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister S. B. Lanyon); King’s South Africa 1901-02, no clasp (Nursing Sister S. B. Lanyon.) light contact marks, good very fine (2) £400-500


Provenance: John Chidzey Collection, Dix Noonan Webb, March 2012.

S. B. Lanyon served in South Africa with the Army Nursing Service Reserve from 22 April 1900, at No. 4 General Hospital, Mooi River. She transferred for service in Hospital Ship Nubia on 1 January 1901, before returning to No. 4 General Hospital on 23 March 1901.