Monday, June 25, 2012

Princess Mary to train as nurse

June 25, 1918

Princess Mary, the only daughter of King George V, will being this week "a course of regular training" as a nurse at the Children's Hospital on Great Ormond Street, according to the New York Times.

She will be assigned to the Alexandra ward.  Princess Mary will be at the hospital twice a week, and "will undertake the usual work of a probationer" in order to become more efficient "in the care of children."

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