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Drinking fountain to pay tribute to Elsie Inglis

    Dr. Elsie Maud Inglis (b. 16th August 1864 in Naini Tal, India – d. 26th November 1917 in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), was a Scottish surgeon, teacher and suffragist. She was born and educated in India, her father being an East India Company civil servant, before moving to Edinburgh with her parents at age 12. She was the founder of the Scottish Women’s Suffrage Federation, of the Scottish Women’s Hospital, and the first woman to be awarded the Serbian Order of the White Eagle. As a doctor, she was interested in women’s health and maternity, this is also what led her to be politically engaged for the rights of women. Her fame especially comes from her efforts during World War I. During her efforts to improve women’s health, she also travelled to Serbia to lead the team she sent there in 1915.

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