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Florence Nightingale and Her Nurses Depart for the Crimea – 21 October 1854

On 21 October 1854, Florence Nightingale (‘the Lady with the Lamp’) and 38 volunteer nurses sailed from Southampton on their way to Scutari in the Crimea.

Here’s a newspaper report published on 27 October 1854 thar reports on the departure of Miss Nightingale’s party.

Read some more of our blog posts about the Crimean War.

Cork Examiner – Friday 27 October 1854

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000425/18541027/028/0003

Dundee Courier – Saturday 16 May 1953

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19530516/105/0005

Aberdeen Journal – Tuesday 16 August 1910

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19100816/031/0004

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