We remember Nellie Spindler

We remember Nellie Spindler

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Wakefield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8949074 Source:6986202 10th August 1891
1897
sibling Lillie Spindler Source:6986203 1897
1901
dates Age 9 Source:6986203 1901
1902
sibling George Edward Spindler Source:8949074 1902
1904
sibling May Spindler Source:8949074 1904
1911
employment Hospital Nurse Source:6986205 1911
1911
dates Age 19 Source:6986205 1911
1912
education Medical training Township Infirmary Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:6654845 1912 - 1915
1915
employment Staff Nurse Whittington Military Hospital Lichfield, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:6654845 November 1915 - May 1917
1917
service British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 2 General Hospital Le Havre Source:8949074 May 1917
1917
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:4966147 23rd May 1917
1917
dates Age 26 Source:6179053 21st August 1917
education Eastmoor Council School Wakefield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8949074
service British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 44 Casualty Clearing Station Brandhoek Source:8949074
service British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Whittington Military Hospital Source:8949074
1917
death Killed in Action The hospital was shelled all day. She was struck at 11am became unconscious immediately and died twenty minutes later in Nurse Wood of Wakefield's arms. 44 Casualty Clearing Station, Brandhoek Belgium Source:7049620 Source:6179059 Source:8948954 21st August 1917
burial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium XVI. A. 3. Source:7049620

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Nellie
Initials N
Last Name Spindler
Source 6984812
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
40 Carlton Street, Westgate Common, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891-11-11
Park Lane, Wakefield, Yorkshire United Kingdom away from home address known 1911
Stanley Road, Cleaver Place, Wakefield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 2 General Hospital Le Havre Staff Nurse
British Army Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 44 Casualty Clearing Station Brandhoek Staff Nurse
British Army Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Whittington Military Hospital Staff Nurse
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Spindler mother
George H Spindler father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lillie Spindler sister 1897
George Edward Spindler brother 1902
May Spindler sister 1904

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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photo and brief description of her grave WDYTYA24710
Photo of her Roll of Honour news article WDYTYA24710
Brirish Journal of Nursing Paul7983
Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn Yvonne27542
Data from Lijssenthoek Cemetery website Charlotte33
Locations of 44 Casualty Clearing Station Charlotte33
West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910 Charlotte33
Nellie Spindler's Army Nursing record Charlotte33
Letters from the Front Line Jonathan101862
Clean White Sheets - song by Harp and a Monkey about Nellie Catherine91214
The British Journal of Nursing - 1st September 1917 Yvonne27542
CASUALTIES OF PASSCHENDAELE: STAFF NURSE NELLIE SPINDLER Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Portrait photograph of Nellie Spindler Charlotte33
Photograph of Nellie's grave Charlotte33
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen 1 Vincent96527
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen 2 Vincent96527
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen 3 Vincent96527
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen 4 Vincent96527
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen 5 Vincent96527
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201

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