Enid Joan Spower CHERRY

CHERRY, Enid Joan Spower

Service Number: Staff Nurse
Enlisted: 21 May 1917
Last Rank: Staff Nurse
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Nailsworth, South Australia, 12 December 1890
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: 1986, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Gardens
Memorials: Adelaide Royal Adelaide Hospital WW1 Roll of Honour, Adelaide Treasurer and Chief Secretary Roll of Honour, Keswick South Australian Army Nurses Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

21 May 1917: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse
14 Jun 1917: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '23' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: RMS Mooltan embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
14 Jun 1917: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), RMS Mooltan, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Daughter of William Herbert CHERRY and Emma Jane nee KING
Trained 3 years Adelaide General Hosptial

Served in Salonika and contracted Dysentery in June 1918 and was invalided to Australia 03 October 1918 per “Wiltshire”
She volunteered to nurse Influenza in WA, transport by rail 28 December 1918
Returned to Adelaide 04 September 1919 per “Takeda” from WA
Appointment terminated 01 November 1919

In the 1920s she was appointed as an industrial nurse at Myers in Rundle Street, Adelaide. Here she remained for 23 years, as the nurse to provide care for staff and customers.

Enid did not marry.