CEF Soldier Detail

Nursing Sister Beatrice Jean Blewett

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
King's Red Cross Convalescent Hospital
Company:
Place of Birth:
Peterborough, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Coleman Blewett (father), 317 Reid St., Peterborough, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
June 12, 1890
Trade or Calling:
nurse
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 25, 1914
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
1 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
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 820 - 35
Research Notes

Matrons & Nursing Sisters Decorated - Royal Red Cross

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

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps King's Red Cross Convalescent Hospital
Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 1st Canadian General Hospital
Images
NS Beatrice Blewett, 2nd Class Royal Red Cross Medal

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:  Beatrice J. Blewett

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Awards and Decorations
Royal Red Cross 2nd Class