Helen Fairchild

Nurse, Deceased Person

1885 – 1918

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Who was Helen Fairchild?

Helen Fairchild was an American nurse who served as part of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I, and who became known for her wartime letters to her family in the U.S., which vividly depicted the realities of combat nursing during World War I. She died of post-operative complications after surgery for a gastric ulcer while on duty with British base hospital #10/#16 on the western front.

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Born
Nov 21, 1885
Turbot Township
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jan 18, 1918

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on July 23, 2013

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