Royal Red Cross
Posted: 22nd Aug 2018
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Clara Frost (d 1952)

Military Hospital World War I

(Clara is front row, centre)

Bank Hall was one of three military hospitals in the town. The others were Primrose Bank and Huntroyde in Padiham. Matron Clara Frost  supervised the care of the sick and wounded at Bank Hall. For her service she was awarded the Royal Red Cross (second class) presented by the King at Buckingham Palace in 1917.