We remember Margaret Jane Fortescue

We remember Margaret Jane Fortescue

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth York Factory, Keewatin, North West Territories Canada Source:5917762 23rd July 1878
1891
dates Age 12 Source:9401505 5th April 1891
1891
location Ladies' School, West Cliff, Dawlish, Devon United Kingdom school/college address Source:9401505 5th April 1891
1915
enlistment Montreal Canada Source:9401409 22nd April 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps Source:9401409 22nd April 1915 - 27th June 1918
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 1st Canadian General Hospital Source:9401409 20th July 1915
1918
hospitalisation Bronchitis Hospital/Institution Source:9401409 18th February 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Shorncliffe Source:9401409 17th March 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9401486 28th May 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps H.M. Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle Source:9401486 5th June 1918 - 27th June 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Drowned when the Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle was torpedoed 27 June 1918 Source:5917762 27th June 1918
burial Halifax Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nova Scotia Canada Panel 2. Source:9401464
sibling Mathew Fortescue Source:9401409

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Margaret Jane
Initials MJ
Last Name Fortescue
Source 5917762
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ladies' School, West Cliff, Dawlish, Devon United Kingdom school/college address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps Nursing Sister
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 1st Canadian General Hospital Nursing Sister
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Shorncliffe Nursing Sister
Canadian Expeditionary Force Canadian Army Medical Corps H.M. Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle Nursing Sister
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Joseph Fortescue father
Sarah Jane Fortescue mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mathew Fortescue brother

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Jonathan101862
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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UK census data 1861- 1891 Robert35277
Heroic nurse killed in WW1 is remembered on 100th anniversary of her death CM136251
Personnel File Jonathan101862
CWGC Jonathan101862
Nursing sister, Canadian Army Medical Corps Margaret Jane Fortescue Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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Portrait photograph of MJ Fortescue Charlotte33
HMHS Llandovery Castle Peter34996
Margaret Jane Fortescue Robert35277
Detail from "Women of the Empire" Memorial Yvonne27542
"Women of the Empire" Memorial in York Minster Yvonne27542
Nurses memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum James201

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