Elsie Inglis Memorial Unveiled

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  1. This remarkable woman is being honoured in France tomorrow.

    From The Times online

    For those of who who have not heard of her please read the wiki entry; she was a campaigner for maternity rights, women's suffrage and despite being told to stay at home and knit by the War Office, she, along with a team of other women headed out to France where they created a hospital with 200 beds.

    Are there any arrsers born in the Elsie Inglis Memorial Hospital?
  2. Elsie Inglis.... :salut:
  3. About time, frankly!
  4. Truly wonderful.
  5. I was born there and much to my shame never knew much about her :oops: