Wkr E. A. Sprake QMAAC

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Description

A photograph and medal set inscribed WKR EA SPRAKE QMAAC.

Worker (WKR) E A Sprake of the Queen Mary’s Army Auxillary Corps was a female dispatch rider who would have been used overseas in the theatres of War, a rarity at that time.

Alongside her photograph are her medals, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

Her family later moved to Wokingham and this item is now in the possession of her Granddaughter. This piece is part of an external collection and is not available to view in person.

Source

Identifier

LRO01

Citation

“Wkr E. A. Sprake QMAAC,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed September 25, 2020, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/LRO01.

Date

1914-1918

Related Resource

WW1 Medals