Florence Nightingale Medal

Museum Artefact – Florence Nightingale Medal

The Florence Nightingale Medal. This medal was awarded to Mrs

Megan Crisp of the Queen Elizabeth’s Colonial Nursing Service, 1951-56. Mrs Crisp served in Malaya. The medal instituted on 16 May 1912 was bestowed on nurses who distinguished themselves by special devotion to, and nursing of, the sick and wounded in war and peace.