FOWLER, Majorie Helen Taylor

Nursing Service in WW2 207652 Sister FOWLER, Marjorie Helen Taylor, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was serving at the Alexandra Hospital, Singapore. She left Singapore on the SS Kuala, which was sunk by Japanese bombers on February 14, 1942, she was picked up by the SS Tanjong Pinang which was sunk by a Japanese naval vessel on February … Read More

FLECK, Emma

Biography Emma FLECK was from Dervock, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland1. She trained as a nurse at the Kent County Mental Hospital, 1934-1939, and the Central Middlesex Hospital 1939-19412. Nursing Service in WW2 Sister Emma FLECK joined the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve )in March 1945. She served in India, the Far East, and on the Hospital Ship … Read More

FINLEY, Margaret Raven

Biography Margaret Finley was born on 14th June 1910 in West Malvern. She was educated at Wychcrest School, West Malvern and Cheltenham Ladies College. In 1933 she started nurse training at St Thomas’ Hospital, London, qualifying in 1937. She then undertook midwifery training. She was commissioned into the QAIMNS as a Staff Nurse in October 1938, and was posted to … Read More

DUNLOP, Doreen Violet

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 Island1 … She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs FW … Read More

DICKSON, Ruth Hannah

Nursing Service in WW2 2237772 Sister DICKSON, Ruth Hannah, 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 in internment at Palembang, Sumatra1 … She was the daughter of Joseph Alexander and Lydia Ann Dickson of Eglish, … Read More

DEWAR, Alice Whitehead

Nursing Service in WW2 270637 Sister Alice Whitehead DEWAR 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 2. Daughter of James and Mary Ann Stewart Dewar, of … Read More

DERVAN, Gertrude

Nursing Service in WW2 266750 Sister Gertrude DERVAN 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 2. Daughter of Martin and Ellen Dervan, of Loughrea, Co. Galway, … Read More

DAVIES, Margaret Eluned

Nursing Service in WW2 238669 Sister Margaret Eluned DAVIES 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 24. References Smith, AK (2004) Gender & Warfare in … Read More

DALGARNO, Elsie Alice

Nursing Service in WW2 208105 Sister Elsie Alice DELGARNO 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 2. Daughter of Alexander and Mary Dalgarno, of Aberdeen4. References … Read More

COWARD, Laura

Nursing Service in WW2 206068 Sister COWARD, Laura, 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 survivor since first attack on ship. Believed killed by a direct hit on her cabin1 … She … Read More