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Annie Winifred Munro

Title: 
Sister
Dates: 
about 1892- 6 April 1917

Annie W Munro came from Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Her parents were William and Ellen Munro. Her father was Scottish.

She joined the South African Military Nursing Service and served in West Africa. She then served on a hospital ship off Gallipoli. She then served in France, where she contracted pneumonia and was invalided to England in March 1917. Having partially recovered she travelled to Glasgow, where she died.

She was buried with full military honours in the Western Necropolis, Glasgow.

Sources

War memorial including Olive Smith

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

IN MEMORY OF THE STUDENTS AND STAFF
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919

...

1915
Olive Smith

...

Date: 
1924
Location:
David Stow Building
Southbrae Drive , Jordanhill
Glasgow

Olive Smith

Dates: 
approx 1880 - 24 September 1916

Olive Smith was the daughter of Robert Smith, of Greystone Dale, Haltwhistle.

She trained as a physical education teacher, firstly at Durham College of Science, Newcastle, and then at Mme. Oesterberg’s Physical Training College at Dartford.

In the 1901 census she was a 21 year old teacher of Swedish gymnastics, living in Wolverhampton.

She was living in Glasgow in 1904.

Sources
The Scotsman 23 November 1916, p4
A Glasgow Lady's death in Macedonia.

War memorial including Elizabeth M. Warnock

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

IN MEMORY OF THE STUDENTS AND STAFF
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919

...

1907
Elizabeth M Warnock

Location:
David Stow Building
Southbrae Drive , Jordanhill
Glasgow
Additional information: 

The names on the War Memorial are grouped by year of enrollment.

Elizabeth McMath Warnock

Other names: 
She was known as Daisy
Dates: 
1 Feb 1887 - 5 May 1918

Elizabeth McMath Warnock was the daughter of William and Mary Warnock. She was educated at Whitehill School, Glasgow.

She started teacher training at Jordanhill College in 1907 and, once qualified, taught at Tureen School.

She volunteered for Red Cross work and was sent to Malta in August 1915 and then to France in October 1916.She died there on 5 May 1918, of pneumonia.

Her younger brother George died in France in March 1918. They are both buried in Saint-Sever Cemetery, France.

Sources
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1919
Daily Record 19 October 1915
"Teachers Enlist" - a list of Glasgow teachers serving in the war.

War Memorial including Jane Lauder Nodwell

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

The Heroic Dead

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Nurse Jane L. Nodwell V.A.D.

...

They Loved Not their Lives unto Death
Rev 12.11

Designed by: 
Captain J W Dods VD
Date: 
1922
Material: 
Granite from Burnfoot Quarries
Location:
Galloway Park
New Galloway

Jane Lauder Nodwell

Other names: 
She was known as Janie.
Dates: 
1894 - 19 Nov 1918

Jane Nodwell was the second daughter of Samuel and Janet Nodwell, of the Cross Keys Hotel, New Galloway.

She died of influenza at Yorkhill Military Hospital, Glasgow.

Sources
Dumfries and Galloway Standard 23 Nov 1918
"On Service"

War memorial including Nurse J. S. Portingale

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

In Remembrance

Location:
Peel Park Gates
Peel Brae
Kirkintilloch , G66 1AB
Additional information: 

In addition to this Memorial, Janet S Portingale's name was on a Roll of Honour (now lost) held at Lenzie Public Hall

Janet Scott Portingale

Title: 
Sister, 1st Lieutenant
Other names: 
She was known as Jenny.
Dates: 
approx 1910 -7 Dec 1942

Janet Scott Portingale was born in South Africa, the daughter of William Portingale, civil servant, and Helen Scott McDougall.

She was a pupil at Lenzie Academy, and a member of Lenzie Girl Guides. Her family lived at 164 Woodhead Avenue, Kirkintilloch, and later moved to Canada. She worked at Glasgow Royal Infirmary before volunteering for nursing duties overseas during the Second World War. She joined Queen Alexandra`s Imperial Military Nursing Service. Her service number was 215393.

Her sister Mary also served in the war.

Sources
Kirkintilloch Herald - 7 April 1943
"Nurse Portingale Missing at Sea"
Kirkintilloch Herald - 2 Oct 1946
"Lenzie Says "Welcome Home"

Bridesness

Location:
Bridesness