Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Medal awarded to Dame Ethel Hope Becher
During World War One (1914-1918) around 10,000 regular and reserve nurses from Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service worked in France, Belgium, India, East Africa, Italy, Palestine, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Salonika and Russia. Becher (1869-1948) was Principal Matron at the QAIMNS Head Quarters between 1903 and 1910 and later served as Matron in Chief from 1910 until 1919.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection
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