Miriam Adelaide BENNETT

BENNETT, Miriam Adelaide

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Adelaide, SA, 4 July 1881
Home Town: North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Centennial House, Victoria, 6 February 1974, aged 92 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
Cremated and remains scattered within the cemetery
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

12 May 1917: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '23' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Benalla embarkation_ship_number: A24 public_note: ''
12 May 1917: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), HMAT Benalla, Melbourne

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Staff Nurse

Born 04 July 1881 at Adelaide, SA
Daughter of Henry BENNETT and Rebecca nee FREDMAN
Of Barton Terrace, North Adelaide, SA
Occupation prior to enlistment Nurse
Enlisted 18 April, 1917 at Kewsick, SA
Aged 35 years
Embarked 12 May 1917 per 'Benalla' from Melbourne
Served in England and France
Resigned appointment due to marriage in UK 06 December 1918
Returned to Australia 14 January 1919 per 'Karmala'
Discharged 06 December 1918
Married Rex Oldham
Died in February 1974 in Vic.
Cremated 08 February 1974 at Springvale Botanical Cemetery and remains scattered