FLORENCE MACDOWELL - AN ARMY SISTER
MacDowell was Matron on the Galician Front of the 52nd Epidemic Hospital Zaleschiki, and also of the 92nd Surgical Hospital, Podgaetz. She lived through the revolutionary events of the 1917 at the front and survived the retreat of the Russian army from Galicia. Her field hospital was saved from captivity by the British Armored Car Division, which in 1916-1917 fought along with the Russian army at the Caucasian, Romanian and Galician fronts.
A Certificate given to Florence MacDowell by the Russian Red Cross
After the War she lived in England and Canada, working in pension and welfare organizations. Having learned well the life conditions in the slum areas of London, Liverpool and manchester, she took an active role in organization of child migration from England to British dominions. After her return to Australia she kept working in different state's institutions.
The data of this page was received from Australian War Memorial
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