Dorothie Feilding

Nurse, Deceased Person

1889 – 1935

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Who was Dorothie Feilding?

Lady Dorothie Mary Evelyn Feilding-Moore MM, CdeG, OLII was a British heiress who shunned her aristocratic background to become a highly decorated volunteer nurse and ambulance driver on the Western Front during World War I. She was the first woman to be awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field. She also received the 1914 Star, the Croix de guerre from the French and the Order of Leopold II from the Belgians for services to their wounded.

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Born
Oct 6, 1889
Warwickshire
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Died
Oct 24, 1935
Tipperary

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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