Just over 100 years ago, Mabel St Clair Stobart was forced to flee her field hospital in Belgrade, Serbia during the First World War.
One of many women who volunteered with the Red Cross, she was head of a hospital unit on the front line.
Events in the war were escalating. Serbia had been invaded – and lives and vital medical equipment were now in danger.
As head of the hospital, Mabel Stobart had to lead the sick and wounded, and the nurses, on an 800-mile escape over snow-capped mountains.
Yet most people have not heard her name – or know anything about her incredible life. More