Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

To be Sold on: 13th January 2021

Estimate: £700 - £900

Sold for: £1,000

A Great War R.R.C. group of five awarded to Sister Miss Emilie E. Wraxall, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

Royal Red Cross, 1st Class (R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver-gilt, gold, and enamel, with Garrard, London, case of issue; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister E. E. Wraxall.); 1914-15 Star (Sister E. E. Wraxall. Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Sister E. E. Wraxall.); together with the recipient's Soldiers’, Sailors’, and Airmen’s Families Association badge, with ‘Ten Years’ top riband bar and two further ‘Five Years’ Additional Award Bars, silver, the reverse engraved ‘”Alexandra” Nurse E. Wraxall, 1932’, all mounted court-style for display purposes, the R.R.C. with lady’s bow riband, good very fine (6) £700-£900

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A Great War R.R.C. group of five awarded to Sister Miss Emilie E. Wraxall, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

Royal Red Cross, 1st Class (R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver-gilt, gold, and enamel, with Garrard, London, case of issue; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister E. E. Wraxall.); 1914-15 Star (Sister E. E. Wraxall. Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Sister E. E. Wraxall.); together with the recipient's Soldiers’, Sailors’, and Airmen’s Families Association badge, with ‘Ten Years’ top riband bar and two further ‘Five Years’ Additional Award Bars, silver, the reverse engraved ‘”Alexandra” Nurse E. Wraxall, 1932’, all mounted court-style for display purposes, the R.R.C. with lady’s bow riband, good very fine (6) £700-£900
R.R.C. London Gazette 3 June 1919.

A.R.R.C. London Gazette 3 June 1916.

Miss Emilie Elizabeth Wraxall was born in Agra, India, on 13 March 1865, the daughter of Sir Morville Wraxall, Bt., and trained at Crumpsall Infirmary, Manchester. She joined the Army Nursing Service Reserve on 24 July 1900, and served with them in South Africa during the Boer War. Appointed to the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, she served with them in Egypt during the Great War from 17 November 1914, attached to the Reception Station at Mustapha. For her services during the Great War she was Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 21 June 1916) and was awarded the Royal Red Cross 2nd Class in 1916, being advanced 1st Class in 1919. She was demobilised on 7 May 1920, and died in 1955.