JOEL, Amy Bertha

Biography

Sister Amy Bertha JOEL trained at the St Marylebone Infirmary, Notting Hill, London1. She is noted as a "locally employed nurse" on the medal roll for No. 7 General Hospital, which means she would have made her own way to South Africa and then offered her services to the Army2. She joined the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on 16th February, 19001. Many locally employed nurses joined the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service (Reserve) for the duration of the Boer War.

Nursing Service in the Boer War

She served in Johannesburg, Howick, Bloemfontein and Pretoria3-7.

References

  1. War Office (1900) Nominal Roll of Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service (Reserve) as at 30th September
  2. WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p53 created at No7 General Hospital, Pretoria; dated August 7, 1901
  3. WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p71 created at No13 General Hospital, Johannesburg; dated October 17, 1901
  4. WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p80 created at No15 General Hospital, Howick; dated July 15, 1901
  5. WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p159 created at No9 General Hospital, Bloemfontein; September, 1901
  6. WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p173 created at No19 General Hospital, Pretoria; November 22, 1901
  7. WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p191 created at Bamato Park, Johannesburg; October 10, 1901