Sister Mabel Parsons trained at the Swansea General and Eye Hospital in Swansea. She joined the Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) on March 28, 19001.

Nursing Service in the Boer War

During the Boer War Sister Mabel Parsons served at the Stationary Hospital, Middleburg2 3.


  1. War Office (1900) Nominal Roll of Princess Christian’s Army Nursing Service (Reserve) as at 30th September
  2. The National Archives: WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p120 created at No17 Stationary Hospital, Middleburg; August 8, 1901
  3. The National Archives: WO 100/353 KSA Medal Roll p23 created at Middleburg; February 23, 1903