Nursing Service in WW2

208176 Sister CLEWETT, Catherine Hilda, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was serving in Singapore in 1942. She left Singapore on the SS Kuala, which was sunk by Japanese bombers on February 14, 1942.

… not seen by any survivors after raid on ship1

She was the daughter of Charles Robert and Ada Clewett, of Holloway, London. She died at sea February 14, 1942, and her name is recorded on the Singapore Memorial Column 1132.


  1. Pether, M. (2012) SS Kuala Researched Passenger List version 3.3.5 (available from the COFEPOW website)
  2. Commonwealth War Graves Commission