Nursing Sister Miriam Eastman Baker

Nursing Sister Miriam Eastman Baker served as a Nursing Sister in the Canadian Army Medical Corps during WW1. She is entitled to the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

She was born on August 20th, 1886 in London, England.

Height:5′ 5″     Weight:136 lbs.          Religion:Church of England

She graduated from Saint-Rubis Hospital, New-York in 1915

She enlisted in Winnipeg, Canada on October 2nd, 1917.

She was posted at the 16th Canadian General Hospital on November 1st. She was posted at the 15th Canadian General Hospital on March 14th, 1918.

She was admitted to the 15th Canadian General Hospital on August 22nd.(inflammation of the bladder)

She was discharged from the 15th Canadian General Hospital on September 3rd.

She was admitted at the 15th Canadian General Hospital on October 3rd.

She died on October 17 th, 1918 from a broncho-pneumonia at the 15th Canadian General Hospital at the age of 32.

Her Memorial Plaque and Memorial Scroll were sent to her brother Edwin Godfrey Phills Baker living at 500 Northern Crown Bldg, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her British War Medal and Victory Medal were sent to her sister, Miss Doris Howard Baker, at 119 Wielmot Place Winnipeg, Manitoba Since her mother had preceeded her no Memorial Cross was issued.

Picture of Nursing Sister Miriam Eastman Baker

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  • Bruce Varcoe  On 2015/07/01 at 14:53

    She wasn’t born in London. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada the daughter of George William BAKER 1854-1917 and Jennie Harward EASTMAN 1863-1895.

  • Karfen  On 2015/11/06 at 10:24

    She seemed amazing.

  • Anitfa  On 2015/11/06 at 10:28

    shes a great role model

  • Kariga  On 2015/11/06 at 10:29

    shes a great role model

  • Anitfa  On 2015/11/06 at 10:29

    why did you copy me

  • Lizbet Tobin  On 2015/12/14 at 10:44

    Thank you Nelson , I’ve attached a link to your blog about Miriam Eastman Baker at https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5555628 .
    Please let me know if you have any concerns with the link.

  • Nelson  On 2015/12/14 at 17:41

    No problem

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