Jane Jeffrey Distinguished Service Cross, 1919

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Jane Jeffrey (later Ricker) was a British citizen who served with the American Red Cross at an Army hospital in France during World War I.

Seriously injured during a German attack, she was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, only one of a handful of women to be so honored.

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About This Item

  • Title: Jane Jeffrey Distinguished Service Cross, 1919
  • Creation Date: 1919
  • Subject Date: 1919
  • Town: Poland Spring
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal, ribbon
  • Local Code: 4090*a
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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