CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Constance Elspeth Bruce

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
1st Canadian General Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Rev. Dr. George Bruce, 241 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
Trade or Calling:
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Quebec City, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 25, 1914
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Unknown
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Mesopotamia    
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 1197-64
Research Notes

An April 1916 photo of a group of Canadian nurses at Salonika with No. 1 Canadian Stationary Hospital includes a nurse with the surname Bruce.  This is Constance Bruce. 
Photo / Trent University Archives.

In addition at the same archives, there is a poem written by Constance Bruce about their stay at Lemnos  (1915/16).  Link to original poem.

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:  Constance E. Bruce
See above link to view the full article with list

Note: Her full service record is now online as of September 2010.