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Florence Aby Blanchfield


Apr 01, 1884

Florence Aby Blanchfield was born in Shepherdstown

1906

Florence Blanchfield graduated from the South Side Training School for Nurses in Pittsburgh

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1917

Florence Blanchfield enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps

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1942

Florence Blanchfield was commissioned as a lieutenant colonel

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1943

Florence Blanchfield succeeded Col. Julia Flikke as Colonel

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1945

Florence Blanchfield received the Distinguished Service Medal

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1947

Florence Blanchfield retired

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1951

Florence Blanchfield received the International Red Cross's Florence Nightingale Medal

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1963

Florence Blanchfield received the West Virginia Distinguished Service Medal

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May 12, 1971

Florence Blanchfield died in Washington

1982

Colonel Florence A. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell was dedicated

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