Muriel Mary EDDY

EDDY, Muriel Mary

Service Number: Staff Nurse
Enlisted: 20 July 1915
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Prospect, South Australia, 11 November 1888
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Daw Park, South Australia, 9 May 1958, aged 69 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: St Judes Cemetery, Brighton, South Australia
Memorials: Keswick Prospect Highbury Street Methodist Sunday School Roll of Honour, 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

20 Jul 1915: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
21 Aug 1915: Involvement 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
21 Aug 1915: Embarked 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
9 Jun 1919: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)

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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

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