Queen’s Message to Nurses: 1942

Queen Elizabeth message to nurses during world war two as printed in the Bromley and District Times newspaper in 1942

West Kent Hospital Board

Lieut.-Colonel G.A. Fulcher, OBE presided at the meeting of the West Kent Joint Hospital Board, which was held at Barnfield, Blyth Road, Bromley on Friday afternoon.  He was supported by the Vice-chairman, Mr A.L. Priest, J.P.

Queen’s Message

A copy of the message of the Queen to the nurses of Britain, signed Elizabeth R., sent to the board from the nurses of the West Kent Hospital was read by the secretary, Mr. Arthur B. Coomber. 

It was as follows: 

“My thoughts go out to the women, who in this third year of the war are serving the cause of humanity in every branch of the nursing profession.  May you be granted strength and courage to carry on your selfless labours, and may you find your reward in the gratitude of those to whom you minister.”

Queen Elizabeth message to nurses during world war two as printed in the Bromley and District Times newspaper in 1942

Source:
Bromley & District Times, 20th February 1942 (page 3)

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