CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Christina Pauline Arnoldi

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ottawa, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. King Arnoldi, mother, Ottawa, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 9, 1880
Trade or Calling:
Graduate nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
November 8, 1915
Age at enlistment:
35
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
34 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
1 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 246-39
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Canadian Army Medical Corps

Dark complexion, brown eyes, dark hair.

Christina's birth certificate (#003813), filed in Carleton County, Ontario, lists her birth as August 9, 1879; father: King McCord Arnoldi (architect, Ottawa), mother: Emily Peppa Zollehoffer(sp?).

The 1881 census shows King Arnold (father, 36), Emily (mother, 26), Christina (2), Margret (5 mths).

King Arnoldi (1843-1904) was born in Montreal, son of a physician. His birth certificate is available on Ancestry.ca. He and Emily Zollikofer(sp?) were married in Ottawa in 1878 (Reg. #001940). He is buried at Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa (Ancestry.ca, Interments Book, 1904).

Information about Christina's father's career as an architect is available at  http://www.dictionaryofarchitectsincanada.org/architects/view/1267 

A 1912 passenger manifest shows a Christina P. Arnoldi arriving at Halifax, N.S. from Liverpool, England.(Ancestry.ca)

The 1921 census shows Christina Pauline Arnoldi, owner, in Burnaby, British Columbia, single. Italian. Farmer.