NURSES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

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  • Q 71272
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1918-11-16
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  • object category: Photography
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photographs
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Nurse Lily Cope MBE. She was a night charge nurse of Ambulance Room at shell factory in Lancaster when serious fire and explosion broke out. Nurse Cope stayed with an injured man for 6 and 1/2 hours in the factory grounds and later had him removed to Lancaster Infirmary. She later married and became Mrs Messenger.

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