VIPs Who Played A Significant Role In World War 1

Helen Fairchild (1885-1918)

21. Helen Fairchild (1885-1918)

Although Fairchild, who was from the U.S, had a very short career as a nurse, she became one of the most famous nurses in World War I’s history as a result of her numerous letters that described combat in detail.

She was a nurse from Pennsylvania who staffed a unit at Passchendaele in Belgium on the Western Front, she lost her life undergoing surgery for a gastric ulcer.

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