White, Robert; Nurses Leaving Charing Cross Hospital for Service in South Africa, Boer War, 1899; Imperial College Healthcare Charity Art Collection; ArtUK

Medium: oil on canvas; Measurements: H97 x W71 cm; Imperial College Healthcare Charity Art Collection Accession Number: HH860; Acquisition: Presented by Miss Cochrane


Background

Although we know a number of Charing Cross nurses joined the Princess Christian Army Nursing Service (Reserve) and served in South Africa, most did not embark until 1900. These are the nurses we are aware of:

ElizabethAMBROSE
Hannah ElizaARKLE
Agnes MaxwellFERGUSON
Edith PickeringGIBB
Elizabeth BridgesHILL
Rose AliceHUMPHREY
Margaret NobleJEPHSON
IsabellaLOVETT
FruizeannahLOW
FlorenceSMALLWOOD
SusanSMYTH
Ethel SteevesSOLEY
Mary DouglasSTEPHENSON