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Such Sights one will Never Forget: Newfoundland Women and Overseas Nursing in the First World War

Terry Bishop-Stirling

Wednesday February 27  Presented at the Rooms Provincial Museum

Such Sights one will Never Forget: Newfoundland Women and Overseas Nursing in the First World War

Driven by a sense of duty and patriotism, more than sixty Newfoundland women travelled overseas during the Great War to nurse the wounded, drive ambulances and provide other essential support in hospitals and medical stations in Britain and on the continent. Terry Bishop Stirling discusses how their individual personalities and backgrounds shaped their war service and the ways they coped with the horrors they witnessed.

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