CEF Award Detail

Nursing Sister Helen Elizabeth Hansen

Military Medal

Regimental Number:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment Date:
January 11, 1916
Date of Birth:
March 6, 1891
Date of Death:
Raid on Etaples
Date of Award:
May 19, 1918
For gallantry during an enemy air raid on Etaples, May 19/20th, 1918. She worked devotedly in the operating room throughout the period of the severe bombardment, which lasted for two hours. Sister Hansen was ready for any duty, and exhibited qualities of coolness and courage.
Date of Citation:
January 29, 1919
Citation Source:
London Gazette
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