Wednesday, 4 April 2018

April 1918

Remembering some of the women who died or were killed during April 1918:

3rd April

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France
BARKER, Nurse, EDITH FRANCES. 90th (Cheshire) Detachment, Voluntary Aid Detachment. Died of cerebro-spinal meningitis, 3rd April 1918. Age 49. Daughter of Richard and Emily Barker, of Huyton, Liverpool. Grave Reference: VI. B. 5.

EDINBURGH (NORTH MERCHISTON) CEMETERY, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
HENDERSON, Worker, Mrs. BARBARA, 35272. Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. 3 April 1918. Age 39. Wife of William Hendeson. Grave Reference: G 155.

7th April
CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt

PEPPER, Probationer Nurse, (Special Mil.), EDITH DOROTHY, 83/P/481. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. 7th April 1918. Age 25. Daughter of William Ernest and Edith M. Pepper, of Manor House, Nocton, Lincoln. Grave Reference: O. 145.

EDINBURGH (WARRISTON) CEMETERY, Edinburgh, UK
MACLEAN, Driver, H F M. Women's Legion. 7 April 1918. Grave Reference: C1. 831.

9th April
ARMLEY (ST. BARTHOLOMEW) CHURCHYARD, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

MAYNE, Worker, GERTRUDE, 27339. Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. 9 April 1918. Age 29. Daughter of John Thomas and Elizabeth Sadler, of 14, Strawberry Place, Armley. Grave Reference: North of Church Tower.

19th April
BODELWYDDAN (ST. MARGARET) CHURCHYARD, Flintshire, UK

QUANE, Worker, DORIS, 10515. Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps, attd. Reserve Bn., Cheshire Regiment. 19 April 1918. Grave Reference: H. 22.

21st April
WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France

WHITELY, Nursing Sister, ANNA E.. 10th Canadian Stat. Hosp., Canadian Army Nursing Service. 2 Kingdom 1stApril 1918. Sister of Harry Henning, of Peterborough, Ontario. Grave Reference: IV. A. 1.

24th April
ALDERSHOT MILITARY CEMETERY, Hampshire, UK

STEPHENS, Worker, LIZZIE DORA, 20110. Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps, attd. 21st Officers Cadet Bn.. 24 April 1918. Age 23. Daughter of John and Margaret Stephens, of 14, Edward's Terrace, Pentwyn, Treharris, Glam. Grave Reference: AF. 2098.

BRAMSHOTT (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, Hampshire, UK
FORNERI, Nursing Sister, AGNES FLORIEN. 8th Canadian General Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps. 24 April 1918. Age 39. Daughter of The Rev. R. S. Forneri, of Peterborough, Ontario. Grave Reference: I. B. 12.

26th April
WALLASEY (RAKE LANE) CEMETERY, Wirral, UK

BENOY, Worker, FLORENCE ESTHER, 12113. Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. 26 April 1918. Age 25. Daughter of Isaac Frank Benoy, of 6, Carlton Terrace, Birkenhead Rd., Hoylake, Cheshire. Grave Reference: 7. C. of E. 19.

 

 

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