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Georgina Pope, military personnel, WWI nurse

Boer War Photo, Georgina Fane Pope, Canadian nursing sister in South Africa, November 1899 - December January - June CWM

Beatrice Alice Allsop (b 1882) went to France in 1914 as part of the QAIMNS. In Aug 1916, she was serving at No.33 casualty clearing station at Bethune, when it was hit by a German shell. She was wounded while in the operating theatre, along with several other nurses. Nonetheless, the nurses successfully moved the 260 patients to safety in the cellars & continued their work through hours of shelling. They were decorated on Aug 17, 1916, & were the first female recipients of the Military…

Gallant nurses

In Summer the first Military Medals were awarded for gallantry under fire. Thousands of MMs were awarded during the war, including over a hundred to nurses. One of the first nurses to be decorated was a Londoner: Beatrice britain

Unidentified Nurse circa 1914. She wears the badge and armband for the "Queen's District Nursing Service".

Unidentified Nurse circa She wears the badge and armband for the "Queen's District Nursing Service" ~

WW1 Russian nurse.

Russian nurse, WWI - Read "With the Armies of the Tsar" Florence Farmborough

38,000 VADs worked as nursing assistants, ambulance drivers and cooks. Flora's friend Sheila is one of them

VAD Hospital -- Voluntary Aid Detachment -- mainly as nurses, over of whom served gallantly and essentially during the First World War.

Infermiere militari

Elsie Knocker and Marie Chisholm two nurses from Great Britain who worked close to enemy fire in Belgium and were decorated with the Chevalier of the Order of Leopold II by King Albert for their courageous efforts.

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