English military nurse and midwife who became a Colonel Commandant in Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC).
She began her nurse's training in her late teens and later became a certified midwife and trainer of midwives.
She was a recipient of the prestigious Royal Red Cross Medal.
She grew up in Portsmouth, England and later lived and worked in Guildford, Aldershot, and Woolwich.
She and United States Cadet Nurse Corps founder Lucile Petry Leon both had high-profile nursing careers.