Medal with clasp ('service under fire').
(SEE) OMD 84.
First World War campaign medal awarded to Mrs Elsie B Knocker (later the Baroness Baroness Elsie de T'Serclaes), British Red Cross Society and the Order of St John of Jerusalem. Together with Mairi Chisholm Mrs Knocher helped run a first aid post in Pervyse, near the front line in Belgium. The two women are perhaps better known as 'the Madonnas of Pervyse'.
Related items: one of a group of 12 medals, OMD 3242-3253. See also medals awarded to Miss Mairi Chisolm, OMD 2623-2629.