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Her Royal Highness Princess Srinagarindra Mahidol

was born on Sunday 21 October B.E.2443 [A.D.1900] in Nonthaburi Province. Her given name was Sangvalya. She was the daughter of Phra Janok Choo and Phra Jonani Kham. She was presented to Her Royal Highness Princess Valaya Alongkorn Krom Luang Bejraburi Rajasirindhorn to be at her service. She graduated from the Midwifery and Nursing School at Siriraj Hospital in 1916. In 1917, she was given a scholarship by Her Majesty Somdech Phra Sri Sawarindra Boromarajadevi Phra Phanwasa Ayiga Chao to further her study in nursing in the United States of America, first at the Emerson School in Berkeley, California, where she studied English. The following year she continued her study at North West in Hartford, Connecticut. .....read more