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McCarthy, Emma Maud (1859 - 1949)

Dame, DBE

Born
22 September 1859
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1 April 1949
Chelsea, United Kingdom
Occupation
Nurse and Servicewoman

Summary

Maud McCarthy was matron-in-chief of the British Expeditionary Forces in France and Flanders during WWI.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'McCarthy, Emma Maud (1859 - 1949), Biographical Entry', in Bright Sparcs, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2002, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P001303b.htm; McCarthy, Perditta M, 'McCarthy, Dame Emma Maud (1859-1949)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100210b.htm.

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