CEF Award Detail

Matron Edith Campbell

Military Medal

Regimental Number:
NA
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Unit:
1st Canadian General Hospital
Enlistment Date:
September 25, 1914
Date of Birth:
November 12, 1871
Date of Death:
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Date of Award:
Citation:
For gallantry and devotion to duty during an enemy air raid. Regardless of personal danger she attended to the wounded sisters and by her personal example inspired the sisters under her charge.
Date of Citation:
September 24, 1918
Citation Source:
London Gazette Canadian Gazette 9 Nov. 1918 P.1607
Award exists:
Unknown
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Soldier Notes:

The British Journal of Nursing, published October 24, 1914, page 325:

"The following contingent of nurses have arrived in England from Canada by H.M.T. Franconia for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and are at present the guests of St. Thomas' Hospital."

NURSING SISTERS NO. 1 GENERAL HOSPITAL.

Sister:  Edith Campbell

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