Vera Emily FLOWER

FLOWER, Vera Emily

Service Number: Nurse
Enlisted: 6 July 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Nursing Sister
Last Unit: 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
Born: Bega, New South Wales, 16 December 1886
Home Town: Bangalow, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Natural Causes, Lismore, New South Wales, 6 September 1959, aged 72 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

6 Jul 1915: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service, Sydney, New South Wales
14 Jul 1915: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service, Nursing Sister, SN Nurse, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
14 Jul 1915: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service, Nursing Sister, SN Nurse, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
8 Aug 1917: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service

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Biography

Appointment terminated on 08 Aug 1917 due to Marriage.

"The wedding was celebrated on August 8, at St. Peter's, Bayswater, of Captain Foxton W. Hayley, Australian Field Ambulance, and Sister Vera E. Flower, A.A.N.S. Sister Dickson, A.A.N.S., was bridesmaid, and Lieutenant W. E. Robinson, A.I.F., groomsman, while Major Lethbridge, A.I.F., gave the bride away. It was an entirely Australian ceremony. Chaplain Captain H. B. Blackwood, on leave from France, was the officiating clergyman, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Norman. Solos were rendered by Miss Ethel Williamson (N.S.W.) and Private E. Carr Cameron, A.I.F. Private R. Dalby Scarlett, A.I.F., presided at the organ. A reception was held by Mrs. E. Clive-Williamson (N.S.W)., aunt of the bridegroom, at Victoria House, 15 Pembridge-square, W." - from the Perth Daily News 22 Nov 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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