LOW, Harriet Isabella

Bibliography Harriet Isabella Low was born in Blairgowrie, Perthshire on April 3rd 19061,2. She trained at Ruchill Hospital in Glasgow, sitting her final examinations in 19343. She joined the Territorial Army Nursing Service as a Staff Nurse before the outbreak of WW2. She was commissioned as a Sister on May 30th 19414. Nursing Service in WW2 Harriet gave an interview … Read More

LOUGHNAN, Margery

Early Years When Margery Loughnan was born in October 1888 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, her father, Alfred, was 30, and her mother, Mildred, was 31. She had three brothers and five sisters1,2. In 1911 she was a Governess at a house near her family in Croydon3. She trained as a nurse at Guy’s Hospital, London 1913-1916, joining the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial … Read More

LITTLETON, Mary Joyce

Nursing Service in WW2 236448 Sister Mary Joyce LITTLETON 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 John and Louietta Mary Littleton, of Wheyrigg, … Read More

LEECH, Barbara Elisabeth

Nursing Service in WW2 266730 Sister Barbara Elisabeth LEECH Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service was killed at sea on the 12th February 1944, when the SS Khedive Ismailwas torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the Indian Ocean1 2 3. She is commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial, Panel 22. Column 2. Daughter of Thomas and Winifred Amy Leech, of Enfield, … Read More

LECKEY, Muriel Emily

Nursing Service in WW2 208615 Sister Muriel Emily LECKEY 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 Henry and Mary Ann Leckey. S.R.N.4. … Read More

KELLS, Winifred Evelyn

Nursing Service in WW2 274733 Sister Winifred Evelyn KELLS 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 William Kells, and of Mary Anne Kells, … Read More

KELLS, Maggie Jane

Nursing Service in WW2 274727 Sister Maggie Jane KELLS Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service was killed at sea on the 12th February 1944, when the SS Khedive Ismailwas torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the Indian Ocean1 2 3. She is commemorated on the Brookwood Memorial Memorial, Panel 22. Column 2. Daughter of William Kells, and of Mary Anne Kells, … Read More

JARMAN, Marie

Nursing Service in WW2 274755 Sister Marie JARMAN 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 the … Read More

IEVERS, Eileen Mary Elise

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. References Smith, AK (2004) Gender & Warfare in … Read More

HUMPHREY, Muriel Christine

Nursing Service in WW2 274079 Sister Muriel Christine HUMPHREY 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 the … Read More