Nursing Service in WW2

363771 Sister DUNLOP, Doreen Violet, 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.

… died within minutes of getting into lifeboat off Pom Pong Island

She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs FW Bedford, and wife of Maj Alexander Louden Dunlop, MD RAMC, of Sungei Patani, Kedah, Malaya2. 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