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Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood

(1897-1965), Princess Royal; daughter of George V

Sitter in 267 portraits
The only daughter of George V and Queen Mary, Princess Mary (later Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood) visited hospitals and welfare organisations extensively with her mother during the First World War. Princess Mary's Gift Fund also provided Christmas boxes for all British troops in 1914. After a nursing course in 1918, Princess Mary worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital and in 1926 was appointed Commandant in Chief of British Red Cross Detachments.


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