The Barrett J Carr Collection of Nurses’ Medals

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £500

Estimate: £400 - £500

Pair: Nursing Sister Mary A. C. Millington, Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister M. A. C. Millington.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, no clasp (Nursing Sister M. A. C. Millington.); together with the recipient’s Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve Cape Badge, silver, this lacking pin, good very fine (3) £400-500

Footnote

Mary A. C. Millington trained at Blackburn and East Lancashire Infirmary and enrolled into Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve on 19 June 1900, being given the number ‘625’. She went to South Africa as a Nursing Sister in the Army Nursing Service, serving at No. 14 Stationary Hospital, Newcastle.