The Barrett J Carr Collection of Nurses’ Medals

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister E. Lewis) nearly extremely fine, rare £300-400


Elizabeth Lewis served with the Welsh Hospital in South Africa during the Boer War. The Hospital’s personnel, which embarked on S.S. Canada, comprised the following:
Major Cockerill, R.A.M.C.
Professor Jones (died June 1900)
Secretary A. W. Hughes
Quartermaster Carter
Orderlys Roberts, Evans, and Jones
Dressers Oliver, R. H. Hughes, E. L. Jenkins, J. H. Jenkins, Stephens, and Eames (died June 1900)
Matron Marion Lloyd (died 1901)
Nurses Alicia Williams, Lucy Williams, Lewis, Martin, Jones, Owen, Pughe, and Sage (died June 1900).