We remember Henrietta A.k.a. Hetty Mellett

We remember Henrietta A.k.a. Hetty Mellett

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Timeline

Timeline

1860
sibling Patrick Henry Mellett Source:5148471 1860
1870
sibling Susan Catherine Bowen Mellett Source:5148471 1870
1875
sibling Charlotte Mellett Source:5148471 1875
1876
sibling Elizabeth Mellett Source:5148471 1876
1876
sibling Elizabeth Mallett Source:5148471 1876
1877
birth Ballynew, Galway Ireland Source:8624998 4th November 1877
1878
sibling Delia Jane O'connor Mellett Source:5148471 1878
1881
sibling Walter John Mellett Source:5148471 1881
1901
dates Age 22 Source:8733356 31st March 1901
1901
location Ivy House, Roundstone, Galway Ireland parents address Source:8625007 31st March 1901
1908
dates Age 27 Source:8733190 August 1908
1908
employment Teacher Ireland Source:5148471 21st August 1908
1918
enlistment London, Ontario Canada Source:5148471 22nd January 1918
1918
location 218 St George Street, London, Ontario Canada Source:8624994 22nd January 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 15th Canadian General Hospital Source:8624994 22nd January 1918 - 10th October 1918
1918
appointments 15 Canadian General Hosp.Taplow, Bucks, UK Source:5148471 8th February 1918 - 10th October 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Henrietta was aboard RMS Leinster when it was attacked by the German sub UB 123 in Irish sea off the Kish bank. The ship was torpedoed twice, 3 minutes apart. Only 256 people were rescued. Off Kingstown-now Dun Laoghaire Ireland Source:7479398 Source:5148471 10th October 1918
sibling Julia Alice Mellett Source:5148471
service British Army British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Source:5148471
employment Red Cross Medical Nurse Tunbridge Wells - ten months United Kingdom Source:5148471
sibling Margaret Mellett Source:5148471
employment Red Cross Medical Nurse Egypt Source:5148471
education Nursing Victoria Hospital School of Nursing London, Ontario Canada Source:5148471
burial Mount Jerome Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial County Dublin Source:7479398

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Henrietta A.k.a. Hetty
Initials HAH
Last Name Mellett
Source 8733190
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
218 St George Street, London, Ontario Canada known 22nd January 1918
Ivy House, Roundstone, Galway Ireland parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 15th Canadian General Hospital Nursing Sister
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Mellett nee Conway mother
John Mellett father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Patrick Henry Mellett brother 1860
Susan Catherine Bowen nee Mellett sister 1870
Julia Alice Mellett sister
Charlotte Mellett sister 1875
Delia Jane O'Connor nee Mellett sister 1878
Elizabeth Mallett sister 1876
Walter John Mellett brother 1881
Margaret Mellett sister
Elizabeth Mellett sister 1876
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1917-11-13 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1901-03-31 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Red Cross Register of Overseas Volunteers 1914-1918 Transcription Kristen1288
Canadian Expeditonary Force attestations 1914-1918 Transcription Kristen1288
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Kristen1288

External Evidence

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Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms Kristen1288
Ireland, Census, 1901 Kristen1288
Wikipedia - RMS Leinster Kristen1288
The Official Site of the RMS Leinster Kristen1288
Dublin City Library Kristen1288
IWM - Women's War Work portraits Kristen1288
Deaths: Nurses Deaths- Colonial Nursing Services Kristen1288
Find A Grave web site - Henrietta "Marion" Mellett Yvonne27542
Research by John O’Grady Yvonne27542
1901 Census of Ireland Yvonne27542
Collections Canada - Full service record Kristen1288

Multimedia

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RMS Leinster Kristen1288
Henrietta Mellett Kristen1288
"Women of the Empire" Memorial in York Minster Yvonne27542
Detail from "Women of the Empire" Memorial Yvonne27542
Grave of Henriette Mellett Yvonne27542
Henrietta's gravestone Yvonne27542
Gravestone of Henrietta's siblings Yvonne27542
Birth Certificate of Henrietta Mellett Doreen94
Memorial Plaque Victoria Hospital London Ontario John109437
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201

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We remember Henrietta A.k.a. Hetty Mellett