Nurse

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Mary Sutherland Brown Gray

Title: 
Sister
Dates: 
1869- 23 Jan 1916

Mary Gray was born in 1869, the daughter of Mary Sutherland Brown and James Gray. She became a Queen's nurse in Crieff. She volunteered for the Scottish Women's Hospitals together with her sister Margaret. Mary died at Royaumont, France in January 1916 following an operation for appendicitis. She is buried at Asnieras-sur-Olse cemetery. Her sister Margaret survived the war.

Sources
Scottish Women's Hospitals website

Rachel Frances Lumsden

Dates: 
17 April 1835 - 22 April 1908

Rachel Lumsden trained as a nurse at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London. In 1877, she was appointed Superintendent of the new Aberdeen Hospital for Sick Children. In 1885 she was appointed as superintendent, head nurse and housekeeper/matron of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. She pioneered a three year training course, and backed the state registration of nurses. When she retired in 1897 she received a message from Queen Victoria and an album signed by 63 Aberdeen doctors.

Sources
Biographical dictionary of Scottish Women
Entry by Lindy Moore, pp 212-213

Jessie Jane Paterson

Title: 
Staff nurse
Dates: 
1882 - 29 Sept 1916

Born in 1882, she was the fourth daughter of James and Marion Paterson, of Dalbeattie. Her father was a draper. She attended Dalbeattie Higher Grade Public School. She became a nurse and worked at Darvel, Ayrshire and at Stobhill, Glasgow. She enlisted in the Teritorial Force Nursing service in 1914. She served in Macedonia and died of dysentry at Vertekop.

She is buried in the British Military Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

In addition to the Dalbeattie War Memorial, her name appears on the Memorial to Nurses in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh.

Images: 
St Giles Memorial
St Giles Memorial
Sources
1891 census
Urr; ED: 3; Page: 1; Line: 21; Roll: CSSCT1891_400
1901 census
Urr; ED: 3; Page: 2; Line: 5; Roll: CSSCT1901_437

Kathleen Sinclair Stewart

Title: 
Matron
Dates: 
1880-18 October 1918.

She was born in 1880, in Alvie, Inverness shire, the daughter of Donald and Flora Stewart. Her family later moved to Dumfriesshire, and then to Blair Atholl. In 1911, she was a hospital sister at Charing Cross Hospital.

Kathleen Sinclair Stewart served as Matron of the Welsh Hospital, Netley. She died of pneumonia on 18 October 1918.

Sources
Western Mail, South Glamorgan, 21 October 1918
1881 census
Alvie; ED: 4; Page: 2; Line: 9; Roll: cssct1881_25
1891 census
Morton; ED: 2; Page: 13; Line: 2; Roll: CSSCT1891_397
1901 census
Blair Atholl; ED: 5; Page: 2; Line: 4; Roll: CSSCT1901_116

Elizabeth MacDonald Thomson

Dates: 
- 10 Dec 1945

The daughter of John Thomson and Jane Sutherland, she was a senior sister with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service.

Sources

Elizabeth Wilson

Dates: 
died 23 August 1973

Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert K Wilson, farmer, and Frances Gray. She had a brother Robert and a twin sister Frances.

She trained as a nurse at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, then moved to London where she specialised in midwifery. In 1969 she moved to South Africa where she worked for two years, including volunteering with the Red Cross flying doctor service. After spending time in Australia and New Zealand, she returned to Scotland and worked in Edinburgh. She died on 23 August 1973, of leukaemia.

Sources
Street Names in the Village of Kemnay, Duncan Downie, 1999
page 31

Agnes Hannah

Agnes Hannah was a nurse who died in a blizzard.

Audrey Margaret Craig Balfour

Title: 
Sister
Dates: 
d. 11th February 1944

Daughter of Archibald Craig Balfour, L.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., and Margaret Ellen Balfour, of Aviemore, Inverness-shire. S.R.N.
Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service
Service No: 206728
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 22. Column 1.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL
Also listed on the Aviemore & Rothimurchus War Memorial and the Grantown-on-Spey War Memorial

Sources

M. Grant

Jane Edington McClymont

Other names: 
She was known as Jeanie
Dates: 
1897 -13 February 1919

Jane McClymont was born in Kilmelford, Argyllshire, the daughter of Thomas S McClymont, coachman, and Jane S McClymont, nee Pringle. She nurse withe the Voluntary Aid Detachment during World War I. She died of influenza at the Edinburgh War Hospital, in 1919. Her home address at the time was in Dunblane.

Sources
Death certificate
1919 / 666 / 11
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