Muriel Mary EDDY

EDDY, Muriel Mary

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
Born: Prospect, SA, 11 November 1888
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Daw Park, SA, 9 May 1958, aged 69 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Keswick Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Board WW1, Keswick South Australian Army Nurses Roll of Honor, Prospect Methodist Sunday School Honour Roll, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1915: Involvement 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
21 Aug 1915: Embarked 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Some "Good Germans"
Matron M. M. Eddy, of Keswick Military Hospital, who served in France and Egypt for more than three years of the last war : 'After reading about the atrocities in the papers in the past few days it is difficult to be calm about it all, but I think we have to be calm. "The individuals responsible must be punished. Don't just shoot them; shooting is too quick and painless. "For the civilian population the main problem will be education, and I believe it will be possible to find among the Germans themselves the right people to undertake this tack. "It's difficult to think of 'good Germans' just at present, but we mustn't forget the musicians and scientists of the past who prove that some of them really are 'good Germans'."

News Wednesday 25 April 1945 page 5