Smellie, Elizabeth National Historic Person

Ottawa, Ontario
Portrait of Colonel Elizabeth Lawrie Smellie, C.B.E., R.R.C., L.L.D., in her official dress uniform; painted by Captain Kenneth Forbes, 1944. (© Canadian Museum of Civilization Collections, http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/tresors/nursing/ nchig02e.shtml)
Portrait
(© Canadian Museum of Civilization Collections, http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/tresors/nursing/ nchig02e.shtml)
Address : 236 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)
Designation Date: 19/7/2011
Life Date: 1884 to 1968

Other Name(s):
  • Smellie, Elizabeth  (Designation Name)
Research Report Number: 2010-010

Importance: Enlisting as a Nursing Sister in 1914, she provided exemplary service and leadership throughout the First World War