Mabel Grouitch

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Mabel Grouitch née Dunlop (born 1888, date of death unknown) was an American surgical nurse who worked with the Red Cross during World War I.

Biography[edit]

Mabel Dunlop was originally from Clarksburg, West Virginia.[1] In 1901, she went to Athens to study archaeology. She met and married Serbian minister Dr. Slavo Grouitch.[1][2]

Grouitch raised money for the Serbian Red Cross during the Balkan Wars.[1] She led 7 nurses from the United Kingdom to Serbia in 1914 during the First World War. She became good friends with Flora Sandes (famous for becoming a woman on the front in the First World War).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Marshal & Will", Time, 1924-11-05, retrieved 2008-03-29 
  2. ^ "Plea to Knitters Not to Quit Works; Mme. Grouitch Tells of Need in the Balkans", New York Times, 1919-01-05, retrieved 2008-03-29