Nursing Sister Isabel Henshaw

Isabel Henshaw was a nursing sister with Red Cross, one of the few Canadian women who died while serving at the front during WW1

Daughter of late Robert Henshaw (Royal Engineer) and Mary Ann Henshaw of Trowbridge, England

Died of sickness on August 11th, 1919 at the age of 50 at the General Winnipeg hospital.

Buried in lot S.3. Elmwood cemetery in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Obituary from Manitoba Free Press Tuesday August 12, 1919 page 11 «Henshaw – in Winnipeg on August 11th Isabella Henshaw (Red Cross Nurse) of 350 Home St. The funeral will take place Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock from Clark Leatherdale’s parlors, 232 Kennedy St. to Elmwood cemetery»

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

Isabel Henshaw gravestone

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  • Rob Campbell  On 2017/06/30 at 14:47

    With respect to the photo of Nursing Sisters Guilbride and McLeod, is there a notation to further identify N.S. Mcleod? Looking for confirmation that this is Louise Frances or L.F.McLeod.

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