Women / Persons ~ P12759

Dr. Elsie Inglis

Alternate Names:
  • The Lady with the Torch
  • Elsie Maud Inglis
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 16 August 1864 - 26 November 1917
  • Activist
  • Medicine (doctor)
  • Scottish
  • Suffragette
Note: Born in India to British civil servants; educated at the Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women and the Glasgow infirmary; founded maternity hospital in Edinburgh; secretary of the the Edinburgh National Society for Women's Suffrage; helped to establish the Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service Committee in WWI and served the French war effort in Serbia after the English War Office rejected her offer
persons with degrees of separation from Dr. Elsie Inglis