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Nellie REID

Date of birth4 February 1891
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
True NameREID, Nellie McIlwraith
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationNurse
AddressGeelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W H Reid, 'Mooroolbah', Retreat Road, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date6 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameNurses (July 1915 - November 1918)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 1 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4412 Lance Corporal Ronald Armstrong REID, 15th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916; 3068 Pte John William REID, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other detailsAfter the war was a Matron at the Neringbah Servicemen and Women's Convalescent Home.
Date of death4 January 1988 - Sydney, New South Wales

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