Ruth S. Farnam & Flora Sandes
An American and English Woman Serving in the Serbian Army During the First World War—Nation at Bay & An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army
by Ruth S. Farnam & Flora Sandes
An English and American woman in arms during the Great War
Accounts of woman who don the uniforms of soldiers to take their place in battle have always fascinated students of military history. In m..
Monica M. Stanley & Olive M. Aldridge
Accounts of British Volunteer Nurses During the First World War—My Diary in Serbia April 1, 1915—Nov. 1, 1915 by Monica M. Stanley & The Retreat from Serbia Through Montenegro and Albania by Olive M. Aldridge
Volunteer British nurses on the Eastern Front
Despite the obvious tragedy of the First World War, it provided, as great conflicts invariably do, the catalyst for change in many aspects of European ..
Yvonne Fitzroy & Eva Shaw McLaren
With the Scottish Nurses in Roumania by Yvonne Fitzroy & A History of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals (Extract concerning service in the Balkans) by Eva Shaw McLaren
Nursing on the Balkan front lines
At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, Dr. Elsie Inglis, approached the British War Office with the suggest..
The Experiences of a Jamaican Nurse in South America and During the Crimean War
An unsung heroine of the Crimean War
The flickering light that emanated from Florence Nightingale’s lamp penetrated more darkness than she or anyone else of her time will have imagined. It illumina..
The Recollections of a Nurse in India in the Last Years of the British Raj
A Leonaur Original—First Time in Print
The life of a nurse in the last days of the Raj
Irene Green’s book is a Leonaur first edition—never before in print. Irene was born in Agra, India the child of a European father (born in India to E..
G. E. Mitton
The Incredible Account of Two Nurses on the Western Front During the Great War
The two heroines of the front line
This true story of the Great War is one of both remarkable events and outstanding human endeavour. Two British women, long time friends and motorcycling companion..
With the Red Cross on the Western & Eastern Fronts During the First World War
The women of the Red Cross at war
The author of this book, Violetta Thurston was a trained Red Cross volunteer senior administrator and nurse sent to Belgium by the organisation in the early days o..
A Nursing Sister
The first year of war on the Western Front
The quality of medical and nursing care available to British soldiers on campaign had improved immeasurably since the days of the Crimean War in the middl..
William Thomson Hill
Two Accounts of a Notable British Nurse of the First World War
The Martyrdom of Nurse Cavell by William Thomson Hill
With Edith Cavell in Belgium by Jacqueline Van Til
I cannot stop while there are lives to be saved
Nurse Edith Cavell was a British Nurse and humanitarian who became famous during the First World War for not only nursing and saving th..
Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds
Soldier, nurse and spy for the Republic
This is an extraordinary book by any standards and no short description of it could possibly do justice to its author or her book. Sarah Edmonds was a lady f..
With the Dutch-Belgian Red Cross During the Boer War
A Nurse for Boer and British during the Boer War
The author of this book, a young Belgian woman, was a vocational nurse from an early age. As a child she had assisted in caring for the wounded of t..
Fannie A. Beers
A Confederate Lady’s Experiences of Nursing During the Campaigns & Battles of the American Civil War
A dauntless and humane woman of the South
Young Fannie Beers, a Connecticut girl, married southerner A. P. Beers when he was a student at Yale. Naturally, she accompanied him to his home and there ..