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DR ELSIE INGLIS AND THE SCOTTISH WOMEN’S HOSPITALS REMEMBERED 100 YEARS ON

Scotland yesterday commemorated the remarkable achievements of Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the WW1 effort, 100 years to the minute since the start of her funeral in 1917. A service of thanksgiving was held at 2pm in Edinburgh’s St Giles Cathedral, the same location as the original funeral a century ago.

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YSABEL BIRKBECK: EXTRACTS FROM THE LIFE OF A SWH AMBULANCE DRIVER

As we commemorate the centenary of the death and funeral of Elsie Inglis, we also reflect on the remarkable accomplishments her brave and determined Scottish Women’s Hospitals (SWH) colleagues. In this post, Marsali Taylor shares the story of her Aunt Ysabel, who worked as an ambulance driver on the Romanian front.  

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