Nursing Service in WW2

206235 Matron Eileen Mary Elise IEVERS Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service was killed at sea on the 12th February 1944, when the SS Khedive Ismail¬†was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the Indian Ocean1 2 3

She is commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial, Panel 22. Column 14.


  1. Smith, AK (2004) Gender & Warfare in the twentieth century: Textual representations. Manchester: MUP. p112.
  2. Worsley, P. (Ed) (2010) SS Khedive Ismail. Maritime Heritage Association Journal Vol 21(2). p7.
  3. Crabbe, B. (2014) Beyond the call of duty [WWW]
  4. Commonwealth War Graves Commission.