The Barrett J Carr Collection of Nurses’ Medals

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Date of Auction: 6th December 2017

Sold for £120

Estimate: £140 - £180

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister R. E. Burnett.) officially re-impressed naming, edge bruise, good very fine £140-180


Rosa Elizabeth Burnett trained at The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter and enrolled into Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve on 9 March 1900, being given the number ‘414’. She went to South Africa as a Nursing Sister in the Army Nursing Service, serving at No. 19 Stationary Hospital, Harrismith.