Alice Ruth Allaway was born in Reading about 18721. She trained at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading and joined the Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on July 11th 19002.
Nursing Service in the Boer War
Sister Allaway served with No. 20 General Hospital at Elandsfontein3.
- England Census 1881 RG11/ 1306 Reading, Berks
- War Office: Nominal Roll of Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) September 30th 1900.
- The National Archives: WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p91 created at No20 General Hospital, Elandsfontein; dated July 15, 1901