Nurse Dorothy Pearson Twist

One of the few Canadian woman who died during the Great War while serving at the front

She served as a nurse with the Canadian Voluntary Aid Detachment (Canadian). Unfortunatly there is no service file for her but she would at least been entitled to the British War Medal and her parents most probably received the Memorial Plaque and the Memorial Scroll.

Her service number was 82/T/118

Daughter of Pearson Gill Twist and Julia Twist, of Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia

Died on September 26th, 1918 at the age of 29 from pneumonia (influenza)

Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery, Hampshire, United Kingdom, AG. 374

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