EVANS, Peggy

Nursing Service in WW2

Sister EVANS, WA (Peggy), Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was serving in Singapore in 1942. She left Singapore on the SS Kuala, which was sunk by Japanese bombers on February 14, 1942.

… embarked on a ship from Padang and reached Mhow, India by May 28, 19421 ...

She is one of the few nurses to have reached home from the sinking of the SS Kuala and the SS Tanjong Pinang.


  1. Pether, M. (2012) SS Kuala Researched Passenger List version 3.3.5 (available from the COFEPOW website)