A plaque on the wall of the Summerside Armoury at 33 Summer Street, Summerside (now home to the International Fox Museum and Hall of Fame) is dedicated to Georgina Pope.
Cecily Jane Georgina Fane Pope was born in 1862, the daughter of William Pope (a Father of Confederation) and Helen DesBrisay. Georgina was one of nine children. She trained as a nurse in NY, then worked in the US before being appointed to serve with a contingent of Canadian nurses 1899, in support of the British Army during the South African War. Continue reading