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Christina May Lahmer Taran

Taran—Christina May Lahmer Taran, 96, on December 3, 2016, in Edmonds, Wash. A twin, Christina was born on January 26, 1920, in Niagara‐on‐the‐Lake, Ontario, Canada. In 1925 her family moved to Victoria, B.C., Canada, where she grew up with three siblings. After nursing school at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, she joined the registered nurses in the First Canadian Contingent, who pioneered the treatment of war injuries, and served at the joint Canadian–British Royal Naval Hospital in Bermuda during the Battle of the Atlantic campaign. After the war, she🔒

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