Connie Mark

Dec 21, 1923 - Jun 3, 2007

Connie Mark, BEM, MBE was a Jamaican medical secretary who served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service in the period following World War II. After moving to London in the early 1950s, she became an activist for West Indians in London, after being denied her British Empire Medal. She worked to gain recognition for black service personnel who were overlooked for their services and established the Mary Seacole Memorial Association to bring recognition to the accomplishments of the noted nurse.
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