Biography

Constance Addison was born in South Africa on March 15th, 1867[mfn]Family History: http://www.hallowsgenealogy.co.uk/add03.htm[/mfn].

Nursing Service in the Boer War

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