Personality’s were clashing, the position of the hospital was in question and the x-ray truck had still not arrived.
Salonika its self had in the summer of 1917 went through a horrendous time when a fire burned for 2 days, even the hospital was a one point in danger of bursting into flames.
Ailsa died in Surrey,on 3/9/1965,aged 75 years old.
Ailsa joined the Scottish Women’s Hospitals in November 1916 as an orderly, teaming up with the strong Girton and Newnham Unit at the under canvas hospital in Salonika.
On this occasion, Ailsa’s home address was in Reigate, Surrey.In 1911 Evelyn was working as a Hospital nurse at Royal Free Hospital, General Hospital, Grays Inn Road, London.In 1916 Evelyn as a nurse joins the Scottish Women’s Hospitals at Royaumont abbey, near Paris, France.Ailsa would have been very busy in the days after, as the hospital took in victims affected by the flames and smoke.In mid-October a flash flood nearly destroyed the hospital and Ailsa would have spent days cleaning up the mud and water damage. Date of Bith: 1886Place of Birth: Glasgow Mary Alexander was among the first generation of Glasgow University’s women doctors.