Nursing Sister Mabel Clint served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WW1. She is entitled to the Royal Red Cross 2nd class, the 1914-15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
She was born in Québec on June 21st, 1876
In 1910 She was appointed the Executive Secretary of the Association of Registered Nurses for Quebec.
Before enlisting she worked at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal
She enlisted in Quebec on September 25th, 1914
Height : 5′ 4″
Mother : Caroline Clint Address : 89 Esplanade Street, Quebec City, Quebec
She sailed from Canada September 29th.
Sent to the 1st Canadian General Hospital in Boulogne on May 13th, 1915
Sent back to England on August 3rd
August 1st : Sailed to Malta then to Alexandria en route to the Aegean sea.
August 16th : Reached the Port of Mudros on the Greek Island of Lemnos.
August 22nd : The 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital became operational on the island and they received their first patient at 10:00 am.
The hospital was part of a relief effort sent to help overcrowded Anzac medical services who could not take the large influx of wounded soldiers from the Gallipoli campaign which was getting worst. The Canadian Hospital was hastily sent to the island and they not prepared to served under these conditions. Many of its members felt hill to disentry, some even died on the island.
Hospitalised for dysentary on September
February 5th 1916 : The 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital left the Island of Mudros and arrived in Alexandria, Egypt on February 8th.
Hospitalised at the Anglo-American Hospital in Cairo on February 2nd, 1916
On February 26th : she was dangerously hill
Sent back to Canada for a permission from June 6th to August 6th
She was declared medically unfit on November 8th
She received the Royal Red Cross 2nd class on February 23rd, 1917 (London Gazette 29959)
She was transferred to the 3rd Canadian general Hospital on December 3rd, 1918
Permission from March 27th to April 18th, 1919
She was transferred to the 11th Canadian General Hospital on March 6th
She sailed to Canada on May 23rd, 1919 on the ship SS Megantic
1928 : She wrote a letter to the Prime minister of Quebec asking him not to give more power the Quebec doctor’s association
1934 : She wrote the book Our bites Memories of war service by a Canadian Nursing Sister
She died March 17th, 1939
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