Women's Hospital Corps medal

Scope and Content

Two photographs (taken in 2005 by Jennian Geddes) of medal (c.1914), awarded by Louisa Garrett Anderson and Flora Murray to staff of the Women's Hospital Corps for service in France during the early months of the First World War. Front of medal: metal and enamel, white background, green wreath, inscription '1914, Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite'; back of medal: metal, inscription 'Women's Hospital Corps'. This is the only known example of this medal remaining, in the possession of the family of one of the original Women's Hospital Corps doctors.