Annie BELL (FOXTON) MID

BELL (FOXTON), Annie

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 14 November 1914, Enlisted, 3rd Military District, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station
Born: Hay, NSW, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Toorak, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Caloundra, Qld., January 1986, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
Burial of Anne (nee-Bell) Foxton, 19/08/1986; together with her Husband - Harold Vernon Foxton; Grave Location: 1-114-21/22, Portion 1/Section 114/Graves 21, by 22.
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World War 1 Service

14 Nov 1914: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, 1st Australian General Hospital, Enlisted, 3rd Military District, Melbourne, Vic.
15 Nov 1914: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, 1st Australian General Hospital
5 Dec 1914: Involvement 1st Australian General Hospital
5 Dec 1914: Embarked 1st Australian General Hospital, HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
1 Dec 1915: Promoted Australian Army Nursing Service, Sister, 1st Australian General Hospital
13 Aug 1916: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service, Sister, 1st Australian General Hospital, Embarked Ship: Kanowna, for England.
7 Apr 1918: Honoured Mention in Dispatches
21 Jul 1918: Transferred Australian Army Nursing Service, Sister, 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station
25 Dec 1918: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service, Sister, 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station

Mentioned in despatches

Mentioned in despatches
Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 24 October 1918
Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: Page 2057, position 57
Date of London Gazette: 28 May 1918
Location in London Gazette: Page 6203, position 127

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Biography

Sister
AANS

Born 1888 in NSW
Daughter of Lewis BELL and Mary Ann nee ARMSTRONG
Of 'Brunswick' 9 Canterbury Road, Toorka, Vic.
Trained at Melbourne Hospital
Enlisted 04 November 1914
Aged 26 years
Embarked 28 November 1914
Served in London and France
Returned to Australia 24 October 1918 per 'City of Karachi'
Appointment terminated 23 December 1918
Married Dr. Harold Vernon FOXTON, a Major and doctor in the Army.
She was his second wife, his first dying in 1914.
They had two children.
Annie died 1986 in Caloundra, Qld.

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