ROSS Norah Martha
(Served as Norah Campbell-Noble) Nurse, Army Nursing Service, UK, WW1
24068, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CITATION
Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil)
Gazetted June 1954, p3300
For services to the community.

AWARDS
Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Civil)
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Jubilee Medal 1935
Croix de Guerre, France
Palm, and 2 Stars

Legion of Frontiersmen Long Service Medal
Legion of Frontiersmen Pioneer Axe (1966)
Red Cross Award
Royal Free Hospital Nurses League Badge
Justice Association of Otago, New Zealand Badge

NOTES
Born 1885, Southwold, Sussex, England
Died 28 July 1970, Palmerston North, New Zealand

BIOGRAPHICAL
Born Southwold, England 1885, the only child of W.J. Browne.  Educated at private
schools in England, Scotland, and France.
Trained as a nurse in Edinburgh and first married to Mr Campbell-Noble, war
casuatly?? (sorry... put she was 'later'  Campbell-Noble, but this was first marriage.
Later, she was Ross).
Married again to Walter Ross, 3rd son of Sir John Ross, in 1919. The couple maoved to Dunedin in 1920 to help run the family firm of Ross and Glendinning.
Norah Ross was very involved in community affairs and received the 1935 Jubilee Medal, and M.B.E. in 1954, for her work. She was also an early women member of the Legion of Frontiersmen in New Zealand.
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