We remember Phyllis Ada Pearse

We remember Phyllis Ada Pearse

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
sibling Ronald Livian RL Pearse Source:5497251 1881
1882
sibling David F DF Pearse Source:5497251 1882
1886
sibling May Margaret MM Woodin Source:5497251 1886
1886
birth Anerley, London S.E. United Kingdom Source:5496851 Source:8906352 22nd December 1886
1888
sibling Cyril N CN Pearse Source:8906368 3rd September 1888
1891
dates Age 4 Source:5497251 5th April 1891
1896
sibling Ivor Peter IP Pearse Source:5497355 1896
1901
dates Age 14 Source:5497355 31st March 1901
1908
employment Nurse literal St Bartholomews Hospital London EC United Kingdom Source:5496851 1st February 1908 - November 1912
1912
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:5496851 18th November 1912
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5496851 17th August 1914 - 29th April 1915
1915
dates Age 28 Source:7102702 29th April 1915
1915
death Died of wounds Died at Havre, on her way home from Rouen. Service record says she "Died from injuries to head sustained by falling from a window", and was deemed to have "committed suicide while temporarily insane". 2 General Hospital, Le Havre France Source:7102702 Source:9234321 Source:8906352 29th April 1915
education Sydenham High School London SE United Kingdom Source:5496851
employment Probationer Nurse literal The Yarrow Convalescent Home for Children Broadstairs, Kent United Kingdom Source:8906352
burial Ste. Marie Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Le Havre, Seine-Maritime France Div. 19. B. 10. Source:7102702
service British Army Acting Sister Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Source:5152314
service British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Source:7102702
service British Army Staff Nurse Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Source:8906340
service British Army Staff Nurse General Hospital/Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service General Hospital/Queen Source:5152314

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Phyllis Ada
Initials PA
Last Name Pearse
Source 5496851
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
15 Thornsett Road, Penge, London United Kingdom parents address known 1891-04-05
15 Thornsett Road, Penge, London United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
8 Eldon Park, South Norwood United Kingdom
Pen-y-Lan, Thornsett Road, Anerley SE United Kingdom parents address known 1912
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Livian Francis Pearse father
Emily Ada Pearse mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
David F Pearse brother 1882
Ronald Livian Pearse brother 1881
May Margaret Woodin sister 1886
Ivor Peter Pearse step-brother 1896
Cyril N Pearse brother 1888-09-03

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sarah57
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sarah57
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Sarah57
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Sarah57
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
The British Journal of Nursing - 9th October 1915 - Our Roll of Honour Yvonne27542
The history of forgetting, from shell shock to PTSD Jonathan101862
War Diaries - Matron-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force, France and Flanders Yvonne27542
The British Journal of Nursing - 15th May 1915 Yvonne27542
The British Journal of Nursing - 12th July 1913 Yvonne27542
Service record for Phyllis Ada Pearse Sarah57
Phyllis's brother Cyril on Lives of the First World War Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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gravestone Ste. Marie Cemetery Le Havre Normandy debbie2674
Detail from "Women of the Empire" Memorial Yvonne27542
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201
"Women of the Empire" Memorial in York Minster Yvonne27542

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