Margaret Dickinson

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Margaret Dickinson trained as a nurse in 1939 before joining the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service. 
The nurses were responsible for setting the first hospital up in Normandy after the D-Day Landings (D+13). They then followed the troops right through France, Belgium and Holland before finishing in Munster Germany.
She recalls treating a German prisoner of war who she was determined to get better who gave her a medal.