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Eleanor Elizabeth ADKINS was born in Weedon, Northamptonshire, about 18731The National Archives: England Census 1911: RG14; 5682; 77. She trained as a nurse at the North-West London, Hospital, and joined Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on February 23, 19002War Office (1900) Nominal Roll of Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) as at 30th September.

Nursing Service in the Boer War

She served in Bloemfontein3The National Archives: War Office WO 100/229 Queen’s South Africa Medal Roll p55 created at No. 8 General Hospital, Bloemfontein; dated August 4, 1901 4The National Archives: War Office WO 100/353 King’s South Africa Medal Roll p36 created at Pretoria; dated December 15, 1902.

Nursing after the Boer War

In 1911 she was a Nursing Sister at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight5The National Archives: England Census 1911: RG14; 5682; 77.