Where she joined the Girton and Newnham unit as an orderly unit January 1918.The winters in Salonika were freezing and it was common for the nurses to wake up in their tents with their hair stuck to the pillows, a contrast to the summers.In 1911 Evelyn was working as a Hospital nurse at Royal Free Hospital, General Hospital, Grays Inn Road, London.
Date of Bith: 1883Place of Birth: Wales Evelyn Margaret Abbott was born in 1883 at Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Her father Joseph was a Schoolmaster and as a family they tended to move around.
Ailsa died in Surrey,on 3/9/1965,aged 75 years old.
Ailsa joined the Scottish Women’s Hospitals in November 1916 as an orderly, teaming up with the strong Girton and Newnham Unit at the under canvas hospital in Salonika.
It was still not a course for the faint-hearted and the women had to fight for an equal education. She graduated MA in 1906 and proceeded to Medicine.