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Ruby Clarice EVERARD

Place of birthKeswick, South Australia
SchoolMiss Thorber's School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNurse
AddressKeswick, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs W F Everard, 40 Winchester Street, Malvern, South Australia
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameAustralian Army Nursing Service
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 19 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2355 Corporal William Inns EVERARD, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Other detailsWar service: France. Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal. Arrived back in Australia, 29 July 1919; re-enlisted for Home Service.

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