CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Gertrude Bayley

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Red Cross Special Hospital, Buxton
Company:
Place of Birth:
Old Swan
Country:
Next of Kin:
Thomas Bayley, Father, 62 William St., Hamilton, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Queen Mary's Hostel, Bedford Place, London, England
Date of Birth:
January 4, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Trained Nurse
Marital Status:
Not Specified
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
London, England
Date of Enlistment:
August 28, 1916
Age at enlistment:
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
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:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 523-25
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Canadian Red Cross Special Hospital, Buxton

Born April 1888.

Previously served at the Chicago Medical Unit, No. 23 General Hospital, France - 13 months.

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CANADIAN RED CROSS SPECIAL HOSPITAL, BUXTON, Derbyshire, England

War diaries for Buxton indicate that a Nursing Sister named G. Bayley was serving there.  Further research is required to confirm if this is the same person as reported on this database entry.

For example, a Buxton hospital war diary entry for October 1916 is as follows:  "Oct. 4th 1916.  Nursing Sister Davies, E.A.,  Thom, S.A., Bayley G.,  Handley, A. E., and Weatherup, M.B.W. transferred to Bramshott Military Hospital."

It is worthwhile to check all the diary pages for the Canadian Red Cross Special Hospital, Buxton, to look for further information.  The diary pages may be accessed at the following links:

War diaries - Canadian Red Cross Special Hospital, Buxton

War diaries - Canadian Red Cross Special Hospital, Buxton, 1917-1919