Nursing Sister Jessie Madeline Elliott served with the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WW1. She is entitled to the 1914-15 Star, the British War medal and the Victory medal.
Born in June 1888 in Toronto, Ontario
Trade : nurse Status : single Religion : Baptist
Height : 5′ 3″ Eyes : blue Hair : dark
January 26th 1915 : Appointed Nursing Sister
February 8th : Sailed from Canada on SS Zealand and docked in Liverpool. She signed her enlistment paper in London, England on February 24th. She was a good friend of nursing sister Helen Fowlds and she is mentioned several time in her letters from February 1915 until the end of March of the same year. In those letters she is described as the Holly’s type and a straight person. From the information in the letters it is possible that she share her room with nursing sister Margaret M. Rose.
March 19th : Posted with the 2nd Canadian General Hospital. All the nursing sisters arrived that day to open the Hospital in Le Treport
October 2nd : Attached with the 2nd Canadian General Hospital in Abbeville
October 24 : Transferred from the 7th B.G.H. to the 3rd B.S.H. in Rouen
10 days permission from February 5th, 1916 to the 14th.
October 25th 1916: 14 days permission
January 22nd : Received her order to proceed to England from the 2 C.G.H.. Proceeded on January 25th. Posted with the 16th Canadian General Hospital in Orpington on January 26th.
January 31st, 1917 : Posted in the London, England area.
Returned to Canada on February 2nd onboard SS Missanabe
April 17th : Returned to the 16th Canadian General Hospital in Orpington.
October 5th : Returned to the 16th Canadian General Hospital in Orpington on
Hospitalised from 7th to the 18th of January 1918 at the Westcliffe Eyes and Ears Hospital for tonsilitis.
January 24th : Granted a leave until February 1st by the medical board
February 13th : She resigned her commission
November 10th, 1919 she received her War Service gratuity from the army, it was addressed to Mrs. Jessie Madeline Brown 10 Carlton Street, Toronto, Ontario
Probably buried in Hamilton cemetery, Ontario
January 26th, 1915 : Appointed nursing sister.Hamilton cemetery
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