CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Martha Jane Anderson

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Company:
Place of Birth:
Royal Road, York County, N.B.
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Rebecca Anderson, mother, North Devon, N.B.
Address at Enlistment:
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Date of Birth:
July 4, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Nursing sister
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Date of Enlistment:
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Canada    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 161-65
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Canadian Army Medical Corps

Martha Jane Anderson's birth certificate (FHL Film #2320165) lists her birth as 4 July 1881; parents Jeremiah Anderson and Rebecca Keene.

The 1891 census for Douglas, York, New Brunswick, shows Jeremiah (father, 45), Rebecca (mother, 45), and children Pheby/Phoebe (12), Martha (9), Bertrand & Rebecca (twins, 7), and Charlotte (4).

Phoebe (sibling) died in 1897 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B. 

Bertrand (sibling) died in 1910 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B.

Jeremiah (father) died in 1911 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B.

The 1921 census for St. Mary's Parish, York-Sunbury, New Brunswick, shows Rebecca (mother, widowed, age 76), and daughters Martha (39, private nurse), Rebecca L. (36, private school teacher), and Lottie (33, invalid), all single, living in Devon Township. Religion Adventist.

Rebecca L. (sibling) died in 1926 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B.   

Rebecca (mother) died in 1935 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B.

The 1940 Voters List for North Devon, N.B., shows the sisters Miss J Martha Anderson, Registered Nurse and Miss Lottie Anderson, Spinster.

Martha Jane died in 1958 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B.  

Charlotte/Lottie (sibling) died in 1959 and is buried in the Douglas Rural Cemetery, York, N.B.