Lot Archive


№ 571


30 June 1994

Estimate: £80–£120

Four: Lieutenant-Colonel A.C. Anderson, Indian Medical Service
1914-15 STAR TRIO (Capt., I.M.S.); DELHI DURBAR, 1911, this a cast copy with fixed suspension, mounted for wearing, generally very fine

Three: Corporal T. Sparrey, Worcestershire Yeomanry
1914-15 STAR (Pte.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Cpl.), extremely fine (7)

Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Charles Anderson was born on 12 March 1883. A Cambridge scholar, he studied medicine at St. Thomas' Hospital and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1908. The following year he was commissioned into the I.M.S., receiving promotion to Captain in 1912 and Major in 1921. He was still serving, as a Lieutenant-Colonel, in 1930.