City Hospital Plymouth

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Reference WMO263515

Address:

The Chapel,

Floor 7.

Derriford Hospital

Derriford Road

Plymouth

PL6 8DH

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Originally on a wall at Freedom Fields Hospital when that Hospital was demolished the plaque was taken to Derriford Hospital, Chapel. City Hospital Plymouth was renamed Freedom Fields Hospital when it became a part of the NHS in 1948, The Freedom Fields Hospital has been demolished and the site is now a residential complex. The original Memorial was taken to the Chapel at Derriford Hospital and a replica inscribed FREEDOM FIELDS HOSPITAL installed inside the Residential Block. Cavell Court, Emily Gardens.
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CITY HOSPITAL PLYMOUTH. THE NAMES HERON INSCRIBED ARE THOSE OF THE NURSES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES BY ENEMY ACTION ON THE 20TH MARCH 1941 WHILE ON DUTY IN THE SERVICE OF OTHERS.

WILLIAMS (Nee Rothwell) Ruth Cardew. Staff Midwife.. KELLY Emily Helen. Assistant Nurse. McGUIRK Winifred May. Student Nurse. WALTERS Lydia Rebecca. Nursery Nurse. WHITE Monica. Nursery Nurse. WILLING Oliva May. Student Nurse.

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