Daphne Althea CADWALLADER

CADWALLADER, Daphne Althea

Service Number: Nurse
Enlisted: 11 December 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service
Born: Creswick, Victoria, 12 May 1884
Home Town: Orbost, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Natural causes, Victoria, Australia, November 1973
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Ashes Scattered within the cemetery
Memorials: Geelong Hospital Members of Staff Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

11 Dec 1916: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service, Melbourne, Victoria
26 Dec 1916: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 Dec 1916: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service, RMS Mooltan, Melbourne
22 Jun 1919: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service, Sister, SN Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service, Discharged in Colombo, Ceylon

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Biography

Born 12 May 1884 at Creswick, Vic.
Daughter of Sydney Oliver CADWALLADER and Frances Carol nee COLOMBO
Of McKenzie River, via Orbost, Vic.
Trained 3 years Geelong Hospital
Enlisted 11 December 1916
Aged 32 years
Embarked 26 December 1916 per 'Mooltan'
Service in India and Egypt
Sister in Charge at the Prince of Wales Hospital at Calcutta.
Contracted Scarlet Fever December 1918
Discharged 28 April 1919 in Cairo Egypt
Granted 38 days demobilisation leave from 15 May 1919 to 22 June 1919
Appointment terminated at own request as from 22 June 1919
Discharged Colombo 22 June 1919
Returned to Australia 01 December 1919 per “Medic”
Appointment terminated 12 March 1920
Married Robert MORGAN in 1925
Died November 1973 in Vic.
Cremated Springvale Botanical Cemetery and ashes scattered

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