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Memorial Service for Women in Foreign Medical Missions in the Great War

This information is reprinted from the British Serb Magazine, this section of which was sent to WHN Blog by Zvezdana Popovic. She has been assiduous in keeping the WHN informed of these activities for which I am grateful. Robin Joyce

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR WOMEN IN FOREIGN MEDICAL MISSIONS IN THE GREAT WAR

March 15, 2018

Text by Zvezdana Popović, photos also by Nenad Obradović

Remembering the women who risked and sacrificed their lives in Serbia and the related fronts

Amongst the various centenary events that commemorate the Great War’s battles and war heroes, I was honoured and grateful to …

Commemoration of women in foreign missions during the Great War

 

 Memorials and graves scattered across Europe

Zvezdana Popovic

 

An event to commemorate the lives of the brave women in foreign medical missions in Serbia during the Great War is being held.  Details appear below. However, it is worth briefly explaining the back ground to this event.

In 2015 we had the Commemoration for the first time, and I really hope that it will become an annual event.

It is impossible to make a definitive list of all the women who were in Serbia or on the related fronts. On the other hand, to only mention one or two, would do a great injustice to the …