Lillian Veronica MCMANUS

MCMANUS, Lillian Veronica

Service Number: Sister
Enlisted: 25 September 1914
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Walkerville, South Australia, 1891
Home Town: Payneham, Norwood Payneham St Peters, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Nurse
Died: 3 December 1975, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Catholic Old Area B8 31
Memorials: Keswick South Australian Army Nurses Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

25 Sep 1914: Enlisted Sister, SN Sister

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Born c1891 at Walkerville, South Australia
Daughter of Bernard McMANUS and Catherine/Katherine nee KIELY
NOK W F Farris
Of Willow Bend, Payneham, SA
Occupation prior to enlisting Nurse
Trained 3 years Adelaide Hospital
Enlisted 25 September 1914
Aged 23 years
Embarked from Australia 08 April 1915
Disembarked at Suez for duty 01 May 1915
Serving with unit
31 General Hospital Port Said 16 March 1916
36 Stationary Hospital 13 April 1917
Military Hospital Helouan 14 December 1918
'Miss Lilian Veronica McManus, Sister, QAIMNSR came here on the 07 December 1918. She has had charge of over a hundred convalescent patients and has maintained very good order in the wards. In this hospital Miss McManus has had no acute cases but I should think her quite capable of taking charge of such and for employment in a Military Hospital.'
Embarked for Australia per 'Kildonian Castle' 03 April 1919
Service terminated 05 May 1919
In 1920 address - 447 West 59th Street, New York City, USA
Did not marry
Died 03 December 1975
Aged 85 years
Buried West Terrace Cemetery Catholic Old Area B8 31