Ethel Forbes-Leith

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Married surname: Burn

Ethel Forbes'-Leith was the daughter of Alexander John Forbes-Leith, 1st and last Baron Leith of Fyvie, and American heiress Marie Louise January. She was Commandant and Matron at Stoodley Knowle Auxiliary Hospital, Torquay, during the First World War. Her son Arthur was killed in action in 1914. She was awarded the Order of St John of Jerusalem and the OBE. Her husband, whose surname was Burn, took her surname when she inherited the Fyvie estates.