Near Assiniboia in Stonehenge No. 73, Saskatchewan — The Prairie Region (North America)
The Legacy of Irene Sutherland R.N
Irene Sutherland, Registered Nurse, of Assiniboia, flew with the service for 25 years, most as Chief Flight Nurse. A graduate of the Institute of Aviation Medicine in Toronto. Her achievements in developing flight nursing techniques were numerous. She had an intense dedication and concern for patients, and was an inspiration to all who worked with her. She helped save many lives.
Assiniboia is justly proud of their daughter, Irene Sutherland, and her contributions to the health care of Saskatchewan residents. She rests beside here parents in the town of Assiniboia cemetery.
This marker was erected by friends and relatives of Irene Sutherland, in partnership with the town of Assinibola, the Province of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society.
Dedicated July 19, 1997
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is February 3, 1946.
Location. 49° 38.254′ N, 106° 0.268′ W. Marker is near Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, in Stonehenge No. 73. Marker is at the intersection of Redcoat Trail (National Highway 2) and Surdia Rd, on the right when traveling south on Redcoat Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Assiniboia SK S0H 0B0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Assiniboia Court House (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Gondney School District 3781 (approx. 19.9 kilometers away).
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.