Rosamund Brenda ATHERTON

ATHERTON, Rosamund Brenda

Service Numbers: Sister, Nurse
Enlisted: 2 June 1917, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Mackay, Queensland, 6 July 1882
Home Town: Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: Natural causes, Gosford, New South Wales, 28 November 1974, aged 92 years
Cemetery: Point Clare General Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Queensland Australian Army Nursing Service Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Jun 1917: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, SN Sister, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Brisbane, Queensland
9 Jun 1917: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Jun 1917: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, SN Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), RMS Mooltan, Sydney
19 Feb 1919: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Discharged as a consequence of marriage

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Biography

Daughter of Richard ATHERTON and Letitia Janet nee ORR
Of Ipswich Road, Yeerongpilly, Qld.
Served in Egypt
Discharged in UK due to marriage 19 February 1919
Rosamund Brenda Atherton married to George Vincent Ranson in England.

Mentioned in despatches

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 6 October 1919
Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: Page 1467, position 24
Date of London Gazette: 5 June 1919
Location in London Gazette: Page 7228, position 1
'For gallant services rendered during the period from 1st October 1918 to the 1st March 1919'

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