Caroline Moore (Carrie) DE GROOT

DE GROOT, Caroline Moore

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Benalla, Vic., 1892
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Dandenong, Vic., 30 October 1922, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Kyneton Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

30 Jun 1917: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
30 Jun 1917: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), RMS Somali, Melbourne


Sister Carrie De Groot who was trained at St. Vincent's Hospital and who, under instructions from "the capable' sisters, developed into a nurse with special qualifications for her task and later became associated with the work at the Base Hospital, St. Kilda road, has now left Australia for war nursing, in company with Sister Devine of Geelong who has acquaintances and friends here. It will be interesting to further learn of the well being and the well-doing of these young women. The De Groot family are certainly playing their part, having, in addition to the sister, one son and brother, Ray, who is taking on his share of actual warfare.

Kyneton Guardian Thursday 19 July 1917 page 2

There has passed away at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Welch, at Dandenong, Miss Carrie de Groot, of Kyneton. The deceased, who was a nurse, saw service abroad with the Australian Imperial Forces, and held the position of sister at the local hospital for about 12 months, leaving here in August, 1920. During her residence at Jerilderie she made many friends, who will be very sorry to hear of her untimely demise.

Albury Banner and Wodonga Express Friday 10 November 1922 page 47

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Daughter of Henry Alfred De GROOT and Isabella nee MOORE