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Mary Willmina Ferguson portrait
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1 photograph : b&w print ; 12 x 16 cm [framed]. - 10 x 14.5 cm [unframed]
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Photograph of Mary Willmina Ferguson. Born October 13, 1889 in Richards Falls, Ontario. She was a member of Wellesley's first graduating class in 1915. She signed up with Canada's overseas expeditionary force as a member of the Canadian Army Medical Corps on January 31st, 1916. She received a British War Medal, a Victory (Inter-allied) War Medal and 2 Mentioned in despatches oak leaf sprays for her service over seas.
Removed from the the back of the frame was a yellow piece of cardstock with writing "Miss Willmina Ferguson Class 1915 - 1st graduating class) Wellesley. Meant a great deal to Miss F. [Fitled] in wherever she could help. Miss Ferguson went overseas in 1st world war. She was an outstanding nurse and very well thought of by everyone. A kind, thoughtful, intelligent person. Married later in life to Mr. F. Adams. We were very proud of her."
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Found on back of photograph when removed from frame -
"With [line/love] to Elsie Frme [Meule] France Dec. 1918"
Mary Willmina had a sister named Elsie.