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Medals to nurses 1 year 2 months ago #89452

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QSA (0) (Nursing Sister E. A. Powner.) officially re-impressed

Elizabeth A. Powner was born in Weston-upon-Trent, Staffordshire in 1872. She served in the Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service Reserve in South Africa, and was posted to No. 3 Stationary Hospital, Da Aar.

In 1927 she was employed as a Sister in the Royal Infirmary, Bradford.
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Nurse Powner's medal sold for a reasonable hammer price of GBP 200 yesterday. Totals: GBP 258. R 5,600. AUD 460. NZD 500. CAD 420. USD 310. EUR 280
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QSA (0) (Nursing Sister Mary F. May)

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Second type, extremely fine or nearly so and with faint ghost dates.

By descent

Medal roll appears to indicate service with No 4 General Hospital.
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QSA (0) (Nursing Sister L. Paul);
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Ex Dr Lloyd Collection sold at Bonhams 10/13 with his hand written notes that, Lizzie Paul enrolled in the Princess Christian Service Reserve 12/12/00 with number 845.The Princess Christian Hospital was opened in Pinetown in April 1900. Lizzie's name appears on a list of "Nurses engaged locally" in S Gray's book, being nurses who volunteered in South Africa and were attached to the Army Nursing Reserve in military hospitals. Later noted serving Green Point Hospital in 1901
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Embarking for service with the South African Field Force

Source: www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/3...under-the-union-jack
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QSA (0) (Nursing Sister M. R. Makepeace) officially re-impressed naming;
KSA (0) (Nursing Sister M. R. Makepeace.) officially impressed naming;
British War Medal 1914-20 (A. Matron. M. R. Makepeace.);
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Mary Ridley Makepeace was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 7 January 1860. She trained at the London Hospital 1890-92, and was Staff Nurse at the Throat Hospital and at Croydon General Hospital 1893-94. She first enlisted into the Army Nursing Service as a Nursing Sister on 15 October 1894, and was renamed Sister when the A.N.S. became Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service in 1902. She was formally appointed to QAIMNS as a Sister on 17 February 1903. She served at Netley 1894-97, and at Shorncliffe 1897-99. The entry in the Army List for 1921 under “War Services” states:

‘Makepeace, Miss M. R. (Sister)
S. African War, 1899-1902 - Served on Hosp. Ship “Spartan” Oct 1899 to Jan 00 and “Avoca” Feb 00 to Oct 01. Operations in the Orange River Colony, Nov 01 to 31 May 02. Queen’s Medal.’

Nurse Makepeace is identified in a group photograph on board the Spartan published in the Black and White Budget of Jan. 6, 1900. See page 22: www.angloboerwar.com/images/pdf/blackandwhite19000106.pdf
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