CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Annie Aileen Creaghan
Died: September 1, 1977

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Company:
Place of Birth:
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mr. J. D. Creaghan, Father, Newcastle, New Brunswick
Address at Enlistment:
537 Dorchester St.,Montreal, Canada
Date of Birth:
June 22, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Trained Nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Montreal, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
April 3, 1916
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
Chest:
Expansion:
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 1, 1977
Age at Death:
90
Buried at:
St. Mary's Cemetery, Newcastle, New Brunswick
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2128-15
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Canadian Army Medical Corps
Images
Annie Aileen Creaghan, 1916

she was called "Neen" by her family and friends

The Commercial: 1916

4 Apr - Aileen sailed from Montreal, last Friday, for the UK ...has been accepted as a nurse with the Red Cross....also notes brothers Lt T Cyril Creaghan with 2nd Cdn Pnr Bn, Lt Gerald with Royal Aerial Service

10 Oct - Miss Clare Creaghan left , last Tuesday, for England where she expects to be taken on staff of a field hospital for service at the front......also notes that Aileen is already in service ant that two brothers are with the "British Aviation corps"

Neen liked her coffee “hot as hell, dark as night, and sweet as sin.”