PEOPLE – Sister Elizabeth, Coatham Convalescent Home.
Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 06/10/1871.
SOCIETE de SECOURS aux Blesses of France
The following paragraph from the London papers will be wrote with pleasure by all who knew Sister Elizabeth, when a Sister at the Convalescent Home at Coatham:-
“Miss Pearson and Miss McLaughlin have had, referred upon them the bronze cross and diploma of the Societe de Secours aux Blesses of France, in recognition of their services in the battlefields of Metz, Sedan, and Orleans. At the request of the President, they have consented to become members of the French Society, with whose ambulances; they will serve in any future war, unless their services are specially requested by their own country.
March 25, 2013 People & Characters