Two nurses buried in Belgium

Two nurses buried in Belgium

Only two female casualties of the First World War are buried in Belgium - Nellie Spindler died in 1917 after the Casualty Clearing Station at which she worked was shelled, and Elsie Mabel Gladstone succumbed to influenza in 1919. They are buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery and Belgrade Cemetery, respectively.

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  • Profile picture for Elsie Mabel Gladstone

    Born 1886

    Died 1919

    British Army Sister Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

    British Army Sister Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service

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    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 2 General Hospital Le Havre

    British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 44 Casualty Clearing Station Brandhoek

    British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Whittington Military Hospital