Her Grace The Duchess of Sutherland

Her Grace the Duchess of Sutherland believed to be Lady Millicent Fanny St. Clair- Erskine was born 20th October 1867 in Dysart House in Fife. She organized an ambulance unit that saw active service in the siege of Namur, Belgium during World War I. Trapped behind enemy lines in Belgium, Millicent escaped to England where she wrote Six Weeks at the War. For her war service, she was awarded the French Croix de Guerre, the Belgium Royal Red Cross and the British Red Cross medal. She is known as a British society hostess, social reformer, author, editor, journalist, and playwright, often using the pen name Erskine Gower.
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