Miss Newbury enlisted with the Queen Alexandras Imperial Military Nursing Service in 1937 as a provisional Staff Nurse (206353). Granted a commission with the rank of Sister 30/5/1941, Senior Sister to Junior Commander 1/2/1949, Senior Commander 1/9/49, Major with seniority 1/8/1949. She saw service in Burma in WW2 and the roll of practising Midwife 1954/55 records her as stationed at Military Hospital Bovington. Major Newbury was made a Member of the Royal Red Cross 1st Class on the New Years Honours list 1/1/1957 and the medal was presented to her in Bermuda by the Governor 15/7/1957, she retired as a Major in 1964 on reaching the compulsory retirement age and died in London on the 18/2/1968. We list militaria and coins weekly.We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges.
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We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item "WW2 Royal Red Cross and Burma Campaign medal group to Major M. Newbury QARANC" is in sale since Saturday, April 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1939 - 1945 (WWII)".
The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.