CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Effie Christina Bolster

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
3rd Canadian General Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
Cobourg, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. J. G. Nichols, Sister, Cobourg, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
January 16, 1884
Trade or Calling:
Nursing Sister
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
London, England
Date of Enlistment:
May 9, 1916
Age at enlistment:
32
Height:
5 Feet 5 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
3 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:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Female
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 859-43
Research Notes
Source:  M. I. Pirie
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 3rd Canadian General Hospital

Nursing Sister Effie Christina Bolster's photo appeared in Our Heroes in The Great World War, compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919. According to this source, she enlisted with the Provincial Nurses from Regina, Saskatchewan.  She served with the McGill Unit in Boulogne, France.

Image to be attached shortly.