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