Lot Archive


№ 408


7 April 1994

Hammer Price:

A Great War O.B.E. group of four to Major A.B.H. Bridges, Royal Army Medical Corps

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, O.B.E. (Military) 1st type; 1914 STAR (Lieut., R.A.M.C.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (Capt.) mounted as worn, very fine (4)

O.B.E., London Gazette, 3 June 1919.

M.I.D., London Gazette, 1 January 1916.

Arthur Brodie Hamilton Bridges, M.R.C.S. Eng., L.R.C.P. London 1912 (St. Thomas). Served with B.E.F. France 1914-15, Salonika, Gallipoli, Egypt 1915-16, France 1916, India 1916-20, Afghanistan 1919, Gibraltar 1923-28. Between November 1921 and April 1923 he was Surgeon Captain in the 1st Life Guards, otherwise with the R.A.M.C., being promoted Major in 1925. He retired in 1933 and died at Cheltenham on 22 October 1941.