We remember Florence Narrelle Jessie Hobbes

We remember Florence Narrelle Jessie Hobbes

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Timeline

Timeline

1867
sibling Isabel Commons Source:8990771 20th October 1867
1869
sibling Jean Magill Source:8990771 25th June 1869
1872
sibling Kit Mackay Source:8990771 1st March 1872
1874
sibling Muriel Weston Source:8990771 24th January 1874
1876
sibling Grace Weston Source:8990771 29th September 1876
1878
birth Tilba Tilba, New South Wales Australia Source:8451488 21st August 1878
1882
sibling Elsie Hobbes Source:8990771 4th March 1882
1903
education Two years of training as a nurse St. Kilda Private Hospital Wooloomooloo, Sydney Australia Source:8990771 1st April 1903
1914
location Matron, Brewarrina Hospital, New South Wales Australia away from home address Source:8990771 June 1914
1915
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:8990771 May 1915
1915
service British Army Sister Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Source:8990771 May 1915
1918
death Civilian war death Died of liver cancer while returning to Australia in 1918. Buried at sea At sea Australia Source:8451488 Source:8990771 10th May 1918
1918
dates Age 39 Source:8990771 10th May 1918
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:4958301
burial Basra Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Burial at sea Source:8990771 Source:8451488
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:4958301
employment Nursing Sister Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Malta Source:8990771
employment Nursing Sister Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Italy Source:8990771
employment Nursing Sister Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Iraq Source:8990771
employment Nursing Sister Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service India Source:8990771
education Three years training as a nurse Cobar District Hospital Cobar, New South Wales Australia Source:8990771
hospitalisation Cancer of the liver Hospital/Institution Source:8990771

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Florence Narrelle Jessie
Initials FNJ
Last Name Hobbes
Source 8451488
First Names Narelle
Initials N
Source 8990771
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Matron, Brewarrina Hospital, New South Wales Australia away from home address June 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Sister
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Hobbes mother
John Hobbes father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kit MacKay sister 1st March 1872
Elsie Hobbes sister 4th March 1882
Isabel Commons sister 20th October 1867
Jean Magill sister 25th June 1869
Grace Weston sister 29th September 1876
Muriel Weston sister 24th January 1874

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Lizbet72994
New South Wales Births Transcription Ann39898

External Evidence

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Biography of Narelli Hobbes Alathea13662
"Red Rag to a British Bull " Lizbet72994
:"Stories of Broken Dreams" Lizbet72994
"Almost within Sight of Australia" Lizbet72994
Oceans of Love Gerald98528
The British Journal of Nursing - 9th November 1918 - Our Roll of Honour Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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Sister Narelle Hobbs Gerald98528
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201

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We remember Florence Narrelle Jessie Hobbes