NURSING SERVICE GROUP TO G HOPE-LUCAS.

£800.00

Condition: VF Cond

Item Number: 1295

A SCARCE 2ND W/WAR  INDIAN NURSING MBE (CIVIL) AND GUYS HOSPITAL SISTER LARGE SILVER MEDAL TO MISS GLADYS HOPE LUCAS. LADY SUPERINTENDANT  OF THE BOWRING AND LADY CURZON HOSPITALS BANGALORE INDIA 1936-1947. MBE LONDON GAZETTE 14TH JUNE 1945. SISTER MEDAL FROM GUYS DATED AUGUST 1925. A LARGE AMOUNT OF ORIGINAL AND COPY PAPERWORK LETTERS PHOTO,S ETC ETC ARE WITH THE MEDALS WITH A CONCISE WRITE-UP OF HER LIFE AND OUTSTANDING CAREER IN NURSING. BORN 1900 FRINTON ON SEA ESSEX  SHE SPENT A TIME IN INDIA RETURNING TO ENGLAND 1947 . DIED JULY 1982 NEWMARKET. ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN AND TYPED LETTERS OF CONGRATULATIONS FROM WELL KNOWN PEOPLE INC EDWINA MOUNTBATTEN . ORIGINAL BIRTH & DEATH CERTS, MBE CITATION. BOXES FOR MEDALS. A SUPERB COMPLETE LIFE STORY COLLECTION TO AN OUTSTANDING LADY.

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