Nursing Sister Katherine Maud McDonald served in the Canadian Army Corps during WW1. She is entitled to the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. She is one of the few women who died while serving her country at war in the Canadian army.
Born on January 18th, 1893 in Brandford, Ontario
Height : 5’ 2″ Weight : 125 lbs.
Religion : Church of England
Enlisted on March 20th, 1917 in London, Ontario. Embarked for England on April 6th, 1917.
Posted at the 14th Canadian General Hospital in Eastbourne on October 17th, 1917.
Posted at the 10th Canadian Stationary Hospital on November 29th, 1917.
Arrived in France on January 28th, 1918.
Posted at the 10th Canadian Stationary Hospital on January 28th, 1918.
Posted at the 1st Canadian General Hospital on March 8th, 1918.
Killed in the air attack of the 1st Canadian General Hospital on May 19th, 1918 at the age of 25.
From the 1 st Canadian General Hospital War diary – May 19th
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Medals (British War medal, Victory medal), Memorial Plaque and Scroll and the Memorial Cross were sent to her mother Maud Mary Macdonald, 165 Market Street, Brantford
Picture of Katherine Maud McDonald
Katherine Maud MacDonald Circumstances of Death Registers
Picture of Katherine Maud MacDonald gravestone
If you know more information on this lady, please leave me message so I can add it to her small biography.
Pictures sources – Library and Archives Canada – Veterans Affair Canada