Constance Winifred MacDonald

Died aged c. 84

Constance Winifred Mark, MBE, BEM (née McDonald, previously Goodridge; 21 December 1923 – 3 June 2007) was a Jamaican-born community organiser and activist. She served as a medical secretary in the Auxiliary Territorial Service in World War II. After moving to England 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 co-founded the Mary Seacole Memorial Association to bring recognition to the accomplishments of the noted Jamaican nurse.

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Constance Winifred MacDonald aka ‘Connie Mark’ 1923–2007, community activist, and founder of the Mary Seacole Memorial Association, lived here 2005-2007

Mary Seacole House, 24 Invermead Place, Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom where they lived