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Ethel Sarah DAVIDSON

Place of birthPayneham, South Australia
OccupationNurse
AddressSemaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinBrother, T Davidson, South Terrace, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentMatron
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Nursing Staff
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', third Supplement, No. 29632 (21 June 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129 (21 September 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31106 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Medals

Royal Red Cross, 2nd Class


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Date of death21 April 1939
Age at death66
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Path 1 A, Grave 6 E), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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