CLEWETT, Catherine Hilda

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, … Read More

CHARMAN, F Mary

Nursing Service in WW2 206887 Sister CHARMAN, F Mary, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was serving at the1st Malaysian General Hospital, Singapore. She left Singapore on the SS Kuala, which was sunk by Japanese bombers on February 14, 1942. “… Interned at Padang then Bankinang Women’s Camp, Sumatra1 …”. “… interned at Bankinang Women’s Camp and survived the … Read More

CHANDLER, Dorothy Maud

Biography Dorothy Maud Chandler was born in Epsom on 2nd January 18861,2. She contracted Rheumatic Fever as a child which damaged her heart2. She trained as a nurse at the Epsom Union Workhouse Infirmary2,3, 1910-1914. She was accepted into the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve) on the 14th January 19152. Nursing Service in WW1 Most of her military … Read More

CARROLL, Edith Katherine

Nursing Service in WW2 206070 Sister CARROLL, Edith Katherine, 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 Thomas A. and Mary … Read More

BURROWS, Isabella

Nursing Service in WW2 266663 Sister Isabella BURROWS 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 Samuel and Jane E. Burrows, of Coote … Read More

BROWN, Amy

Nursing Service in WW2 274633 Sister Amy BROWN Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve) 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 John and Sarah Jane Brown. S.R.N.4. References … Read More

BRAND, Mary

Nursing Service in WW2 206782 Sister BRAND, Mary, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was serving at the1st Malaysian General Hospital, Singapore. She left Singapore on the SS Kuala, which was sunk by Japanese bombers on February 14, 1942. “… survived the sinking of the SS Kuala but died later from wounds incurred in the bombing of Pom Pong … Read More

BOSTOCK, V Muriel

Nursing Service in WW2 Sister BOSTOCK, V Muriel, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve) (QAIMNSR) was in Singapore in 1942, but it is not known in what capacity. She left Singapore on the SS Kuala, which was sunk by Japanese bombers on February 14, 1942. ” … reached Singkep and then Eastern Sumatra with Nurse Edith Wood, and Padang … Read More

BLACK, Charlotte Florence

Biography Charlotte Florence BLACK was born in Chorlton-cum-Hardy in 1916, the daughter of Robert and Charlotte Black1. She trained as a nurse in Weymouth2. On March 18, 1941 she joined Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS)2. Nursing Service in WW2 206670 Sister BLACK was posted to 17th Combined General Hospital, in India. In December 1941, after the bombing of … Read More

BEAUFOY, Katy

Biography Katy Beaufoy was born in Aston, Birmingham on the 20th December, 1868. Her father was the Superintendent of the Birmingham Post Office. She trained at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in Devon starting on the 16th October, 1893. After qualifying she was Sister of the Operating Theatres for eighteen months, then Sister of the Male Wards for six … Read More