We remember Gladys Maude Mary Wake

We remember Gladys Maude Mary Wake

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Esquimalt, Victoria, British Columbia Canada Source:5817995 13th December 1883
1916
enlistment Source:8069054 6th January 1916
1916
dates Age 32 Source:8069054 1916
1916
employment Graduate nurse Source:5817995 January 1916
1916
location Crompton Hill, Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom parents address Source:8069054 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Duchess of Connaught's Canadian Red Cross Hospital Source:8069054 21st January 1916 - 23rd September 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 1 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Salonika Source:8069054 24th September 1916 - 16th August 1917
1916
theatres Balkans :2 Source:8069054 6th October 1916 - 16th August 1917
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 11 Canadian General Hospital, Moore Barracks Source:8069054 2nd October 1917 - 11th May 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 1 Canadian General Hospital Source:8069054 12th May 1918 - 21st May 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8069054 12th May 1918 - 21st May 1918
1918
death Died of wounds Died of wounds sustained when German aircraft bombed the 1st Canadian General Hospital at Etaples 19 May 1918. She died of burns during the two hour raid. Bomb wound to leg and fractured femur 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples France Source:5817995 Source:8069054 21st May 1918
burial Etaples Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais Etaples France Source:8565968 Source:8069054

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gladys Maude Mary
Initials GMM
Last Name Wake
Source 8069054
Gender
GenderSource
Female
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Crompton Hill, Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom parents address known 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 1 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Salonika
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 11 Canadian General Hospital, Moore Barracks
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 1 Canadian General Hospital Nursing Sister
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps Duchess of Connaught's Canadian Red Cross Hospital Nursing Sister
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Amy Rosamond mother
Gervas Fountayne WAKE father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Medium Hazel Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1916 5'1"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Kristen1288

External Evidence

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Service record Sarah57
Gabriola History - Gladys Wake Kristen1288
Canadian Great War Project Kristen1288

Multimedia

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Gladys WAKE Peter34996
Portrait photograph of G M M Wake Charlotte33
Gladys' funeral Selena49658
Gladys Wake's funeral Kristen1288
Gladys Wake's funeral Kristen1288
"Women of the Empire" Memorial in York Minster Yvonne27542
Detail from "Women of the Empire" Memorial Yvonne27542
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201
Olive Edis photo showing location of grave jane75128
Gladys Maude Mary Wake British Legion poppy brooch jane75128
Glady's Headstone in Etaples Military Cemetery. Colin44150

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