Biography

Constance Addison was born in South Africa on March 15th, 18671Family History: http://www.hallowsgenealogy.co.uk/add03.htm.

Nursing Service in the Boer War

Nurse Constance Spong ADDISON served as a member of the Natal Volunteers2The National Archives: War Office WO 100/229 Queen’s South Africa Medal Roll p221 created at Pietermaritzburg, Natal; August 24, 1901. She was awarded the Royal Red Cross for nursing services at Intombi Camp during the siege of Ladysmith3The London Gazette July 26, 1904 p4827. She also served at the military hospital in Pietermaritizburg, Natal4The National Archives: War Office WO 100/229 Queen’s South Africa Medal Roll p221 created at Pietermaritzburg, Natal; August 24, 1901.