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PostSubject: Miss.E.King. Nurse Zulu War 1879   Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:49 pm

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Royal Red Cross, V.R. in silver-gilt and enamel; South Africa 1877-79, no bar (Miss.E.King. "Nurse".).

"R.R.C. London Gazette 21.6.1887. Stafford House Committee. For Zululand and operations against Sekukuni.

She is listed on the roll with 13 other Nurses and Superintendent of Nurses as entitled to a South Africa 1877-79 medal without bar, she was one of the Nurses from Stafford House South African Aid Society, serving in Zululand, Sekukuni. She entered Military Nursing Establishment 1.1.1881 and served at Netely. She resigned on 30.9.1883.

She was one of five Nursing Sisters awarded the Royal Red Cross under the provisions of Clause 5 of Her Majesty's Warrant, dated 23rd April 1883.

This was the first campaign medal awarded to women and was awarded retrospectively in 1884."


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PostSubject: Miss E.King , Nurse , AZW 1879.   Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:49 am

Hi Littlehand .
Any idea when and where , and who sold the medal ? . Was it recently ? .
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PostSubject: Re: Miss.E.King. Nurse Zulu War 1879   Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:52 am

Hi 90th

Bonhams sold them on 27 Mar 2013 for £4.400

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PostSubject: Miss E.King Nurse AZW 1879.   Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:56 am

Sad Thanks Graves . Shocked Shocked
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