We remember Edith Elizabeth Appleton, Rrc

We remember Edith Elizabeth Appleton, Rrc

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Timeline

Timeline

1866
sibling Edward L Appleton Source:6194020 1866
1868
sibling Lilia Appleton Source:6194020 1868
1870
sibling Minnie Appleton Source:6194020 1870
1872
sibling Mabel Appleton Source:6194020 1872
1874
sibling Frederick Appleton Source:6194020 1874
1876
sibling Walter R Appleton Source:6194020 1876
1877
birth Deal, Kent United Kingdom Source:6194008 9th June 1877
1880
sibling John G Appleton Source:6194020 1880
1881
location 9 Golden Street, Deal, Kent United Kingdom parents address Source:6194020 1881
1881
dates Age 3 Source:6194020 1881
1891
dates Age 13 Source:6194023 1891
1891
location Kidderminster Road, Croydon, Surrey United Kingdom parents address Source:6194023 1891
1900
education St Bartholomew's Hospital Source:6194008 October 1900 - October 1904
1901
employment Hospital Nurse St Bartholomew's Hospital Deal, Kent United Kingdom Source:6194017 1901
1901
dates Age 23 Source:6194017 1901
1905
employment Private nurse Source:6194008 1905 - 1908
1911
employment Health Visitor Source:6194008 1911 - 1912
1911
location 17 St Augustine's Road, Bedford United Kingdom away from home address Source:6194022 1911
1911
dates Age 33 Source:6194022 1911
1914
service British Army Staff Nurse Civil Hospital Reserve General Hospital Source:6194002 1914
1914
enlistment Fort Pitt, Chatham United Kingdom Source:6194008 16th September 1914
1918
awards Royal Red Cross (RRC) British Award/Decoration Source:8945395 2nd January 1918
1918
service British Army Sister 14 General Hospital 45 Gas Clearing Station Source:4939870 1918
1919
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:6194002 1919
1919
awards Medaille de la Reine Elizabeth Other War Service Award Source:8945383 21st October 1919
1926
marriage John Bonsor Ledger Source:6194008 1926
service British Army Staff Nurse 14 General Hospital Source:4939870
employment District Nurse Crediton, Devon United Kingdom Source:6194008
service British Army Sister Civil Hospital Reserve General Hospital Source:4939870
1958
death Unknown Brighstone, Isle of Wight United Kingdom Source:8504220 6th February 1958

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edith Elizabeth
Initials EE
Last Name Appleton, Rrc
Source 9247085
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
17 St Augustine's Road, Bedford United Kingdom away from home address known 1911
9 Golden Street, Deal, Kent United Kingdom parents address known 1881
Kidderminster Road, Croydon, Surrey United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Civil Hospital Reserve General Hospital Sister
British Army Civil Hospital Reserve General Hospital Staff Nurse
British Army 14 General Hospital Staff Nurse
British Army 14 General Hospital 45 Gas Clearing Station Sister
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Medaille de la Reine Elizabeth Other War Service Award
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Royal Red Cross (RRC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eliza Appleton mother
Edward Appleton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward L Appleton brother 1866
Lilia Appleton sister 1868
Minnie Appleton sister 1870
Mabel Appleton sister 1872
Frederick Appleton brother 1874
Walter R Appleton brother 1876
John G Appleton brother 1880
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Bonsor Ledger husband 1926

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Charlotte33
Medal Index Cards Transcription Charlotte33
Register of the Royal Red Cross, 1883-1994 Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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BBC feature on Edith Appleton Charlotte33
Biography of Edith Appleton Charlotte33
A Nurse at the Front: The First World War Diaries of Sister Edith Appleton Charlotte33
The website of Sister Edith Appleton OBE RRC Dick55354
Simon Armitage's BBC2 programme (Nov 2014) includes a section on Edie Dick55354
Talks about Edie and her diaries Dick55354
Women at War 100 Jonathan101862
The London Gazette Jonathan101862
The Edinburgh Gazette Jonathan101862
Edith Elizabeth Appleton O.B.E, R.R.C Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Sister Edith Appleton OBE RRC Dick55354
Sister Edith Appleton OBE RRC Dick55354
Extracts from A Nurse At The Front Cynthia60869
Plaque at her home in Deal Lizbet72994

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