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:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
September 25, 1914
Age at Enlistment:
24
Enlisted at:
Valcartier, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
nurse
Saw Service in:
Mesopotamia
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
June 12, 1890
Next of Kin:
Coleman Blewett (father), 317 Reid St., Peterborough, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Peterborough, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
Not Specified
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Methodist
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
1 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^ra820 - 35
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Nursing Sister
Canadian Army Medical Corps
No. 1 Canadian General Hospital
Nursing Sister
Canadian Army Medical Corps
King's Red Cross Convalescent Hospital
Awards and Decorations
Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Notes

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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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.