NURSES MEMORIAL

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Reference #251785

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St Anne's Cathedral, Donegall Street, Belfast

Belfast

Belfast

BT12 2HB

Northern Ireland

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Type: Non freestanding
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
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To the Honour and Glory of God and in memory of the under mentioned Sisters and Staff Nurses of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Services and Territorial Force Nursing Service who gave their lives during the War of 1914 - 1919.

Left Panel Q.A.I.M.N.S. Elsie Kelly Donaldson PARKER, Staff Nurse. The CWGC have Elizabeth Kelly PARKER Matron 2/P/193 died 16th October 1916. Daughter of Joseph Donaldson Parker, J.P., and Elizabeth Dobbs Parker, of Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. At rest in Hadra War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt. Q.A.I.M.N.S. Res Martha Sibinia FARLEY, Matron. Died 1st June 1918. At rest in Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland. Extract from a PDF File. Published in The Irish Times, Saturday, 8 June 1918, page 2. Military Funeral for Hospital Matron The remains of Miss Sabina Farley, late Matron of the Military Hospital, Fermoy, who died on Saturday in the Adelaide Hospital, Dublin, were interred yesterday in Mount Jerome Cemetery with Military Honours. She was decorated with the Red Cross by the King on October 24, 1917 for her services in the present war, and she held the South African Medal and the Silver Badge for previous services. The Chief mourners were: Mr. J.B. Quinnell of "Edenburn" Co. Kerry (brother-in-law) Miss M. Quinnell (niece) Mrs. Farley (Aunt) Miss Farley (cousin) Mr. T. Cullman (cousin). The Matron and Nursing Staff of Adelaide Hospital lined up in the hall of the hospital while the coffin was being removed and placed on the gun carriage, where the remains were received by the Principal Matron and Nursing Staff of King George V Hospital who formed in Processional Order and marched from the hospital to the cemetery. The pall bearers were members of the R.A.M. and there was a firing party of about forty men of the North Lancashire regiment under the command of Lt Talbot. The burial service was conducted by Reverend Canon Jennings and at its conclusion, three volleys were fired and the "Last Post" was sounded. Among the general public were Capt. J.A. Batterby, Major W.F. Law, R.A.M.C., Mr. and Mrs. Telford, Miss C.T. Evans, Mr. B. Whitaker, Mr. Lynch. Wreaths were sent by the Nursing Staff - King George V. Hospital, Mr. and Mrs. Quinnell, Major T.C. Quinnell K.N.R., and the Misses Quinnell. Mary Agnes DOHERTY. Sister died 5th September 1916 aged 28. Daughter of Catherine Doherty, of Meeting St., Magherafelt, Co. Derry, and the late Philip Doherty. At rest in Lembet Road Military Cemetery, Greece Margaret ELLIFFE. Sister. 2/ResE/20. died 24th May 1916 aged 27. At rest in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey in grave H.177602. Margaret Hessie JOHNSTON, Sister. (CWGC have Staff Nurse) Died 5th September 1915 in Citadel Military Hospital, Cairo, Egypt . At rest in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Grave D.84 Rosa A McGIBBON, Sister. Died 6th March 1919. Daughter of David and Mary McGibbon, of 40, North Street Lurgan, County Armagh . At rest, left of main path Dougher Roman Catholis Cemetery, Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. Kathleen (Katie) BOLGER. Staff Nurse. 2/Res/B/1257 died 5th March 1916 aged 30. Daughter of Edward and Margret Bolger, of Tullow, Co. Carlow. At rest in St John Churchyard, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire. Mary DANAHER, Staff Nurse, died 12th October 1918 aged 26. Daughter of Mrs. A. Danaher, of Glenagore, Athea, Co. Limerick. At rest in Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza) Rachel FERGUSON, Staff Nurse, died 26th June 1918. Daughter of John Stewart Ferguson and Annie Ferguson, of Lanebrooke House, Ballygoney, Moneymore, County Derry. At rest in Bordighera British Cemetery, Italy Right Panel Q.A.I.M.N.S. Res Emily GRAY. Staff Nurse, died 16th January 1919 aged 35. At rest in Minterburn Presbyterian Church Graveyard, County Tyrone. 1st Grave on left side of gate in the graveyard Moyra O'BRIEN. Staff Nurse. 2/Res/O/83 died 21st February 1917. At rest in Aldershot Military Cemetery, Hampshire. Grave AG.363. Elizabeth Grace STEWART. Staff Nurse 2/Res.51 died 15th February 1916. Daughter of Henry Law and Mary Stewart, of Limerick. At rest in Aldershot Military Cemetery, Hampshire. Grave AH.343. Mary Alice WALSHE. Staff Nurse died 21st August 1915. At rest in Addolorata Cemetery, Malta in Plot E. Row EA. Grave, A.661 Elizabeth (Lillie) WALLACE. Staff Nurse 2/Res/W/72 died 6th June 1916. At rest in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey. Grave H. 1777644 Elizabeth Harvey WATSON. Staff Nurse died 5th November 1918 aged 30. Daughter of Robert Henry Watson and Rachel nee Henry, of Hillsborough Street , Dromore, Co. Down. At rest in Caudry British Cemetery, France T.F.N.S. Eileen Mary O'GORMAN. Sister died 20th November 1914 aged 42. Daughter of Edward and Margaret O'Gorman, of John's Hill, Waterford. At rest in Arnos Vale Roman Catholic Cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire. Margaret Annie COX. Staff Nurse died 7th February 1919 aged 35. Sister of Miss Teresa Cox, Leitrim Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, County. Leitrim. At rest in St. Beo-Aedh's Old Graveyard, Ardcarne, County Roscommon, Ireland. Hilda Mary GARLICK. Staff Nurse died 12th August 1917 aged 43. Daughter of William Thomas and Maria Garlick. Born at Dublin. Wills and Admin, Ancestry. She lived Cornegarra Chaucer Road, Canford Cliffs, Bournemouth, spinster. She died 12th August 1917 at 24 York Road, Edgbaston Birmingham. Her effects went to Dora Julia Silverston, spinster. At rest in Lodge Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

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