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26 February 1918 : Nurse Katy Beaufoy


Her parents were Thomas (a clerk for the Post Office) and Susanna. She was one of five children, have two older twin brothers, and a younger brother and sister.  Katy Beaufoy trained as a nurse at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in 1893. Within three years she had attained the position of Sister in charge of the Operating Theatre and within an…

Matron at War. The story of Katy Beaufoy (1869-1918)


An extraordinary life revealed through a diary of a nurse at the centre of efforts to save and comfort the sick and severely wounded. This is a charming story told with candour. It does something unique, yet pertinent to many hundreds of thousands of us : the authors, the great-nieces of Katy Beaufoy, show in a family tree that for anyone who serve…