Sarah Alice CLARIDGE trained as a nurse at the General Hospital, Birmingham, and then joined the Staffordshire Nurses’ Insitute, working as a private nurse for two years. She rejoined the General Hospital, Birmingham1, and it was from there she joined Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on July 19, 19002

Nursing Service in the Boer War

During the Boer War she served with No. 14 General Hospital, Newcastle, becoming the Matron 3 1.


  1. The British Journal of Nursing, October 3, 1914: p260
  2. War Office (1900) Nominal Roll of Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) as at 30th September
  3. The National Archives: WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p164 created at No14 General Hospital, Newcastle; August 26, 1901