CEF Award Detail

Nursing Sister Eleanor Jean Thompson

Military Medal

Regimental Number:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
No. 6 Canadian General Hospital
Enlistment Date:
December 29, 1915
Date of Birth:
December 2, 1888
Date of Death:
Enemy Air Raid
Date of Award:
For gallantry and devotion to duty during an enemy air raid. Although injured by a falling beam, these sisters displayed great presence of mind in extinguishing overturned oil stoves, and later rendered valuable assistance in the removal of patients.
Date of Citation:
September 24, 1918
Citation Source:

London Gazette 9/24/18

Canadian Gazette 11/9/18 p. 1601

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One of nine Military Medals awarded to Canadian Nursing Sisters.

Meta Hodge was the other nursing sister referred to.

The London Gazette entry can be found here.

Soldier Notes:
One of the nine Canadian Nursing sisters awarded the Military Medal

Soldier Details

A description of Orders, Awards, Decorations and Medals can be found here.