CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Gwendolyn Cook

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
No. 16 Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ottawa, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Fred Cook, 323 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Birth:
January 31, 1890
Trade or Calling:
V.A.D.
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
London, England
Date of Enlistment:
February 23, 1916
Age at enlistment:
26
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
35 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
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 1Box 1Box 1944-48
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps No. 16 Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington
Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse Voluntary Aid Detachment Voluntary Aid Detachment

Father, Frederick Cook, was Assistant Department Head, King's Printers, Dept. PPS and Mayor of Ottawa (1902-1903)

Served as Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse before enlisting - prior military service listed as one months Kensington ???

Discharged January 14, 1918 as medically unfit.