Drummond, Victoria

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Name
Drummond, Victoria Gender: F
Victoria Alexandrina Frances Drummond
born on 14 October 1894 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Errol, Scotland, 56n2329, 3w1248
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°08' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 17°46 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 12°59'



Biography

Scottish Merchant Navy officer who was the first woman marine engineer in the UK and the first woman member of Institute of Marine Engineers. In World War II she served at sea as an engineering officer in the British Merchant Navy and received awards for bravery under enemy fire.

She died at Ditchling Common in East Sussex, England on 25 December 1978, and is buried at Megginch Castle beside her parents and sisters.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield downloaded civil birth registry entry, National Records of Scotland; copy on file [1].

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Engineer : Other Engineer (Marine)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field