Nursing Sister Mary Flint

Nursing Sister Mary Flint 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 on September 8th, 1886 in Toronto, Canada
Trade: nurse            Religion: Church of England        Status: Single
Height: 5′ 8″           Eyes: blue                            Hair: fair
Name of her mother : Mrs. Charles Flint Address : 946 McMillan ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sailed from Canada on May 1st (MO 267) 1915. She was part of the reinforcing draft. There is no note to that effect in her file but she was part of  the same contingent as Mary Catherine English and Florence Adelaïde Leamy who sailed on that date according to their file.

May 12th: She signed her enlistment paper in London, England (Kingslay Hotel 34 Victoria Street) but she enlisted in Canada at an earlier date. She was serving with the Active Militia

June 6th: Posted with the 1st Canadian General Hospital and arrived at the hospital on the 12th

Excerpt from The Diary of Clare Gass 1915-1918 “July 12th : Went with Ruth to Paris Plage and rode our bicycles home. A letter from Gerald tonight dated July 9th. Moved over hill today to a hut with Miss Flint and Mrs Giffin. Ruth is in with the night nurses. Miss Flint is sweet, when arrived bag and baggage into her tent she said by way and welcome “This castle is yours and I mean it“”
She is also mentioned in this war diary on July 15th and 19th

November 18th : 10 days leave. Returned from leave on November 29th.

June 4th, 1916: 14 days leave. Permitted to resigned on June 18th while on leave to marry Dr R. B Acker

July 10th: Struck of strength of the 1st Canadian General Hospital (log book)

July 21st : Sailed to Canada

If you know more information on this lady, please leave me message so I can add it to her small biography.

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