CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Isabel Katherine Cumming
Died: February 4, 1921

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
1st Canadian General Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
Melrose, Pictou County, Nova Scotia
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Rev. Robert Cumming, D.D., New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
January 17, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Nursing Sister
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
London, England
Date of Enlistment:
May 12, 1915
Age at enlistment:
34
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died after the war of related injuries/illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
February 4, 1921
Age at Death:
40
Buried at:
Westville (Auburn) Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2208-22
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 1st Canadian General Hospital

Daughter of Mrs. C. Cumming, of 43, Mitchell St., New Glasgow, N.S., and the late Robert Cumming.

Note:  LAC uses the spelling "Isabel" while the spelling "Isobel" appears on the Virtual Memorial.   Her signature uses the spelling "Isabel".

Attestation approved by M.C. Macdonald, Matron-in-chief, for D.M.S., Canadian Contingents.

Died after the war of Phthisis (Wigney)