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19 May 1917 : American Nurses Helen Burnett and Edith Ayne


On 19 May 1917 two American nurses Helen Burnett and Edith Ayne were killed. They were aboard the transport ship SS Mongolia which was carrying staff and equipment of Base Hospital 12 from New York to France. During target practice on the open sea ordnance fragments struck several people on the promenade decks of the SS Mongolia killed nurses Burne…