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Sophie Peirce

Sophie Catherine Theresa Mary Peirce-Evans, later known as Mary, Lady Heath
Knockaderry, near Newcastle West 1896 - London 1939
Irish aviator, dispatch rider in World War 1; who helped introduce women's athletics into the Olympics.
artist unknown

Newcastle West - An Caisleán Nua /  Sophie Peirce   Newcastle West - An Caisleán Nua /  Sophie Peirce


Octagonal plaque showing Sophie Peirce, a airplain and a runner. Below the plaque a stone with inscription SOPHIE PEIRCE 1897-1939


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Location (N 52°27'2" - W 9°3'39")

Item Code: ie243; Photograph: 18 June 2014
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