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Near Assiniboia in Stonehenge No. 73, Saskatchewan — The Prairie Region (North America)
 

The Legacy of Irene Sutherland R.N

1921- 1971

 
 
The Legacy of Irene Sutherland R.N Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, 7 20 2022
1. The Legacy of Irene Sutherland R.N Marker
Inscription.  The Saskatchewan Air Ambulance service, born under the reign of T.C. (Tommy) Douglas, Premier of Saskatchewan made its' first flight February 3, 1946. The crews faced the extremes of Saskatchewan weather, often flying in near impossible conditions to reach sick and injured patients in rural areas.

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
 
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1997 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCharity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWomen. 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).
 
The Legacy of Irene Sutherland R.N Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, 7 20 2022
2. The Legacy of Irene Sutherland R.N Marker
 
 
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 83 times since then and 16 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.

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