Violet Phoebe Cobbing BAXTER

BAXTER, Violet Phoebe Cobbing

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Launceston, Tas., 10 August 1890
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: 17 June 1971, aged 80 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Perth, W.A.
Lawn 2 1A 002
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World War 1 Service

22 May 1917: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
22 May 1917: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), HMAT Benalla, Fremantle

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Biography

Staff Nurse
AANS

Born Violet Phoebe COBBING 10 August 1890 in Launceston, Tas.
Mother married William Maxwell BAXTER in 1896
Daughter of William Maxwell and Phoebe BAXTER
Of 'Waestead' Eastbourne Street, Cottesloe Beach, WA
Enlisted 07 May 1917 at NO 8 AGH Fremantle, WA
Aged 25 years
Embarked 22 May 1917 from Fremantle WA per 'Benalla'
Served in England
Returned to Australia 06 January 1919 per 'Takada'
Appointment terminated 27 February 1919
Violet married 1919 in Victoria to Harry Leslie Downe. He was a soldier in WW1.
Died 17 June 1971
Aged 79 years
Resided Floreat Park, WA
Buried Karrakatta Cemetery Lawn 2 1A 002

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