Rosser, Ruby Megan GM

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Staff Nurse Ruby Rosser was awarded the George Medal for her actions on the night of 17 October 1940 at Grove Park Hospital.
The citation for the award of the medal appeared in the London Gazette of 22 April 1941.

It reads : " A high explosive bomb struck Grove Park Hospital. Nurse Ruby Rosser immedately rushed to the bedside of a patient and protected the body and injured head of the sick person from the falling debris. She remained at her post until it was possible for the patient and herself to be rescued through a window, despite the fact that- the ceiling, together with the floor and equipment of the ward above, continued to fall in to the room and there was obvious danger that the whole roof might collapse on top of them. By her brave action Nurse Rosser saved her charge from further serious injury. "

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London Gazette

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Andy Pepper

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