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Eliza Amelia (Leila) Gore

Title: 
Countess of Erroll
Other names: 
Her married surname was Hay.
Dates: 
1829-1916

The daughter of General the Hon. Sir Charles Gore and Sarah Rachel Frazer, she was born in Montreal, Canada.

She became a skilled horsewoman, and also loved skating.

She married William Harry Hay, the nineteenth Earl of Erroll, who was in Canada as aide-de-camp Lord Elgin, in 1848.

In 1854 she accompanied her husband to the Crimea. Wearing pistols at her belt and riding sidesaddle, she quickly became a recognisable figure. Her husband was wounded at the Battle of Alma and they moved to Scotland.

Sources
Narrow Escape of the Countess of Erroll
Morning Chronicle 1 Dec 1856

List of former ward names

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

This tablet commemorates the names of pavilions and wards in the Royal Infirmary when situated at Woolmanhill

...

Leila, Countess of Errol

.....

Material: 
Wood
Location:
The Rotunda
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill
Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN
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List including Leila
List including Leila

List of former ward names

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

This tablet commemorates the names of pavilions and wards in the Royal Infirmary when situated at Woolmanhill

...
Rachel Frances Lumsden
...

Erected by: 
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Material: 
Wood
Location:
The Rotunda
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill
Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN
Images: 
Wooden Board listing former ward names
Wooden Board listing former ward names

Plaque to Maggie Myles

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

MARGARET MYLES
1892-1988

Pioneer author and lecturer on midwifery

Trained and worked at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

Erected by: 
Aberdeen City Council
Date: 
2017
Location:
Entrance to Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
Cornhill Road
Aberdeen , AB25 2ZL
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Plaque to Maggie Myles
Plaque to Maggie Myles

Memorial including Alice Forbes

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Botriphnie

Alice Forbes, nee Hunter 1883-1972
School teacher and benefactor

Location:
St Rufus Park
Seafield Avenue
Keith, AB55 5BS
Images: 
Memorial including Alice Forbes
Memorial including Alice Forbes

Alice Forbes

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Hunter
Dates: 
1883-1972

She was the youngest daughter of John R. Hunter, schoolmaster, Botriphnie, and Anna Farquharson.

Keith War Memorial

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Inscription: 

W.A.A.F.
A.C.W. Helen Ross Brand

Location:
Keith War Memorial
Church Road Keith, AB55 5BR
Keith, AB55 5BR
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War memorial
War memorial

Helen Ross Brand

Title: 
Aircraftwoman
Dates: 
1922-18 May 1943

The daughter of John and Jessie Lobban Ross Brand, of Keith. She had started training as a nurse prior to enlisting. She served with the 953 Balloon Sqdn.She was killed by enemy action three weeks before she was due to be married.

Sources
Northern Casualties
Aberdeen Weekly Journal 20 May 1943

Ethel Munro Smith

Title: 
Private
Dates: 
1922 - 2 June 1943

Ethel Munro Smith died of a heart attack after running to her post.

Sources
A.T.S. Died at her Post
Dundee Evening Telegraph 5 June 1943
Keith A.T.S's Death
Aberdeen Press and Journal 5 June 1943

Keith War Memorial

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

A.T.S. Pte Ethel M Smith

Location:
Keith War Memorial
Church Road
Keith, AB55 5BR
Images: 
War Memorial
War Memorial