We remember Elizabeth Ann Dowse

We remember Elizabeth Ann Dowse

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Timeline

Timeline

1853
sibling Thomas Charles Dowse Source:8630333 1853
1855
birth Bristol, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:8628269 Source:8627564 20th October 1855
1857
sibling Aaron George Dowse Source:8630558 1857
1860
sibling Charles Dowse Source:8630333 September 1860
1861
location Beehive Lane, St Paul, Bristol, Gloucestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:8630333 7th April 1861
1868
sibling Florence Dowse Source:8630558 1868
1871
location Oxford Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:8630558 2nd April 1871
1878
location St Mary's Hospital, Cambridge Place, Paddington, London, Middlesex United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8633953 April 1878 - March 1886
1878
education Training as a Nursing Sister St Mary s Hospital Paddington, London United Kingdom Source:8633953 April 1878 - March 1885
1881
employment Nurse St Mary's Hospital Paddington, London, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:8630573 3rd April 1881
1886
service British Army Nursing Sister Army Nursing Service Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley. Source:8914321 14th January 1886 - 30th June 1898
1886
appointments Nursing Sister at the Military Hospital, Gibralter Source:8914321 October 1886 - October 1891
1891
appointments Nursing Sister. Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley Source:8914321 October 1891 - April 1893
1893
appointments Nursing Sister, Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich Source:8914321 13th April 1893 - 30th June 1898
1898
service British Army Superintendent Army Nursing Service Source:8649412 1st July 1898 - 23rd July 1908
1898
appointments Superintendent, Gosport Source:8914321 1st July 1898 - 3rd February 1899
1899
appointments Superintendent, South Africa Source:8914321 4th February 1899 - September 1899
1899
awards South Africa Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:8651031 1899
1899
appointments Superimtendent, Siege of Ladysmith Source:8914321 October 1899 - June 1900
1900
appointments Superintendent, Natal Source:8914321 July 1900 - June 1901
1901
appointments Superintendent, Hospital Ship "Nubia" Source:8914321 June 1901 - August 1901
1901
appointments Superintendent, Operations in Orange River Colony Source:8914321 September 1901 - May 1902
1901
awards Royal Red Cross (RRC) British Award/Decoration Source:8627870 27th September 1901
1903
awards King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award Source:8651278 8th May 1903
1904
appointments Superintendent acting as matron, Mil Hosp, Cork Source:8914321 September 1904 - 23rd July 1908
1908
appointments Matron, Military Hospital Cork Source:8914321 24th July 1908 - March 1909
1908
service British Army Matron Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Source:8649429 24th July 1908 - 19th October 1910
1909
appointments Matron, Military Hospital Malta Source:8914321 March 1909 - 8th October 1909
1909
appointments Matron, Military Hospital Alexandria Source:8914321 October 1909 - 20th October 1910
1910
discharge Source:8914321 20th October 1910
1911
location The House of Charity, St Agnes Homes, Redcatch Lane, Knowle, Bristol United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8627564 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 55 Source:8627564 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Matron Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Source:8914321 2nd November 1914 - 20th November 1919
1914
appointments Matron, Norwich Military Hospital, Lakenham School Source:8914321 2nd November 1914 - 22nd September 1916
1916
appointments Matron, HMHS Britannic Source:8914321 23rd September 1916 - 21st November 1916
1917
hospitalisation Sleeping badly - presumably what is now called PTSD Hospital/Institution Source:8914321 30th January 1917 - 19th April 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8914321 11th May 1917 - 13th June 1917
1917
appointments Matron No 39 Stationary Hospital, France Source:8914321 11th May 1917 - 13th June 1917
1917
appointments Matron No 79 General Hospital, Taranto Source:8914321 21st June 1917 - May 1919
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8651726 18th April 1918
1918
awards Royal Red Cross (RRC) British Award/Decoration Source:8627876 3rd June 1918
1918
hospitalisation Phlebotomus Fever Hospital/Institution Source:8914321 22nd August 1918 - 26th September 1918
1919
hospitalisation Injured knee in a fall at 79 General Hospital Taranto and was unable to continue her duties as Matron. Hospital/Institution Source:8914321 April 1919 - 20th November 1919
1919
discharge Source:8914321 20th November 1919
1921
location 17 Camden House Road, Kensington, London W United Kingdom their own address Source:8630634 22nd September 1921
1941
location Queen Mary's House, Fleet, Hampshire United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8627537 17th June 1941
1941
death Fleet, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8627537 17th June 1941

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Elizabeth Ann
Initials EA
Last Name Dowse
Source 4950539
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
17 Camden House Road, Kensington, London W United Kingdom their own address known 22nd September 1921
Beehive Lane, St Paul, Bristol, Gloucestershire United Kingdom parents address known 7th April 1861
Oxford Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1871
Queen Mary's House, Fleet, Hampshire United Kingdom other group residence address known 17th June 1941
St Mary's Hospital, Cambridge Place, Paddington, London, Middlesex United Kingdom other group residence address April 1878 - March 1886
The House of Charity, St Agnes Homes, Redcatch Lane, Knowle, Bristol United Kingdom other group residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Matron
British Army Army Nursing Service Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley. Nursing Sister
British Army Army Nursing Service Superintendent
British Army Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Matron
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
King's South Africa Medal Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Royal Red Cross (RRC) British Award/Decoration
Royal Red Cross (RRC) British Award/Decoration
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
South Africa Service Medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Dowse mother
Charles Dowse father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Charles Dowse brother 1853
Charles Dowse brother September 1860
Florence Dowse sister 1868
Aaron George Dowse brother 1857

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Gordon760

External Evidence

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World War at Sea. the Merchant Navy Volume 3 Gordon760
The London Gazette 8 Aug 1941 Gordon760
The London Gazette 27 Sep 1901 Gordon760
The London Gazette 31 May 1918 Gordon760
Kings College Pioneering Nurses Gordon760
1861 England, Wales and Scotland Census Transcription Gordon760
1871 England, Wales and Scotland Census Gordon760
Military Nurses 1856-1994 Transcription Gordon760
Register of the Royal Red Cross, 1883-1994 Transcription Gordon760
3 - Anglo Boer War website Gordon760
London Gazette 8 February 1901 Gordon760
London Gazette 7 August 1908 Gordon760
London Gazette 18 November 1910 Gordon760
Army Nursing Service Individuals Entitled to the South Africa Service Medal Gordon760
Army Nursing Service Individuals entiled to the King's South Africa Medal Gordon760
London Gazette 28 May 1918 Gordon760
History of the QAIMNS Gordon760
Army List 1918 Fourth Quarter Supplement Gordon760
War Diary Lines of Communication Troops. 39 Stationary Hospital Gordon760
The British Journal of Nursing Gordon760
Service Record for Nanette Strangman Gordon760
Service Record for Elizabeth Ann Dowse Gordon760

Multimedia

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St Mary's Hospital, Paddington Gordon760
Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley Gordon760
The Hospital at Intombi Gordon760
Elizabeth Ann Dowse Gordon760
HMHS Britannic Gordon760

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