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Page 229 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1

Moir, Ethel, 1916, Document
Page 229 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
Page 229 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
Page 229 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
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Page 229 from Ethel Moir Diary, Vol 1
Two newspaper cuttings:

The Hon. Evelina Haverfield, whose death in Serbia on March 21 was announced in The Times on Thursday, joined, with Dr. Elsie Inglis, the Scottish Women's Hospitals in Serbia when the typhus epidemic was at its height in 1915. She stuck to her post, and went through the horrors of the winter months with the sick and wounded at Krushevatz until taken prisoner by the Germans. She was repatriated in the spring of 1916, and went the following August to Russia as commandant of the motor ambulance and transport with Dr. Inglis, who was in command of a Scottish Women's Hospital unit for South Russia. Here they took part in the retreat from the Dobrudja, giving most valuable service in those trying conditions.
On her return to England in March, 1917, she started the Haverfield Fund for disabled Serbian soldiers, which enabled her to help the Serbian Army when in great need with socks, shirts, and comforts of all sorts. In December, 1918, she again went to Serbia,
and, in addition to her work for soldiers, she started orphanages for the friendless children in the remotest districts. It was when grappling with this difficult task, her strength undermined by the hardships she had faced for so long, that she fell a victim to pneumonia. Mrs. Haverfield received the Serbian Red Cross the Orders of St. George of Russia and of St. Anne of Russia, and the Order of St. Sava, Second Class, a very high order rarely awarded to women.
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Edinburgh and Scottish Collection