Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Distinguished Service Medal (U.S.)
- Women in war
- American Red Cross--People
- Military decorations
- Ricker, Jane Jeffrery--Portrait photographs
- World War, 1914-1918--Women
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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