Amie R. DeMar

Women served as nurses at many U. S. Army base hospitals throughout France during World War I. Amie R. DeMar served at Base Hospital Number 25. This hospital was organized in 1916 at Cincinnati General Hospital, which is called University of Cincinnati Medical Center today. Hospital personnel trained for three months at Ohio’s Camp Sherman. In 1918, Base Hospital Number 25 was the second hospital to arrive in the town of Allerey in central France. The station later became a large hospital with more than 1,700 beds.