Distinguished Service Cross case, 1919

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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The case for the Distinguished Service Cross presented to Jane Jeffrey (Ricker) in 1919 for valor at a U.S. Army hospital in France.

She was one of only four women in World War I to receive the citation.

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  • Title: Distinguished Service Cross case, 1919
  • Creation Date: 1919
  • Subject Date: 1919
  • Town: Poland Spring
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Leather
  • 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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