CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Alfreda Jean Attrill

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
1st Canadian General Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
Minden, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
George A. Attrill, Naisberry, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 31, 1877
Trade or Calling:
Nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Not Specified
Place of Enlistment:
Quebec City, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 24, 1914
Age at enlistment:
37
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
St. John's Anglican Cathedral Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 294-2
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 1st Canadian General Hospital

The British Journal of Nursing, published October 24, 1914, page 325:

"The following contingent of nurses have arrived in England from Canada by H.M.T. Franconia for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and are at present the guests of St. Thomas' Hospital."

NURSING SISTERS NO. 1 GENERAL HOSPITAL.

Sister:  Alfreda J. Attrill

See above link to view the full article with list.

On staff of Winnipeg General Hospital - 1906-1914

Nurse advisor to Winnipeg Health Dept. 1920-1943

Dame of Grace of St. John of Jerusalem - 1966

Dame of Justice - 1967

Awards and Decorations
Royal Red Cross 2nd Class