The EDITH CAVELL NURSE From MASSACHUSETTS. A Record of One Year's Personal Service with the British Expeditionary Force in France. Boulogne - The Somme. 1916 - 1917. With an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial, and Death of Edith Cavell.

Boston: W. A. Butterfield, (1917). 1st printing. xiii, [3], 95, [1 (blank)] pp. Frontis. Facsimile. Internal plate. 16mo. 7" x 4-3/4". Brown cloth backed boards. Dust jacket. VG (shelfwear/newspaper offset, p. 4)/Gd (wear & soiling/closed tear to top left of front panel). Item #31955.5

This volume the story of a nurse from Masschusetts, Ms Alice Fitzgerald, who served with the British in France, 1916 - 1917, in honor of Ms Cavell, thereafter she was known as the "Edith Cavell Nurse from Massachusetts." After the war, Fitzgerald remained in Europe as the Chief Nurse of the American Red Cross; in 1927, she received the International Florence Nightingale Medal. As stated in American Nursing, A Biographical Dictionary, "Few nurses have had the colorful opportunities that captured Fitzgerald's attention and professional commitment."

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