Isabel PILE

PILE, Isabel

Service Number: Sister
Enlisted: 2 April 1917
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: Queen Alexandria's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS)
Born: St. Kilda, Vic., 17 March 1875
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Mrs Monebette, Grey Street, St. Kilda
Occupation: Sister
Died: Somerton, SA, 20 May 1924, aged 49 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: North Brighton Cemetery, S.A.
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World War 1 Service

2 Apr 1917: Enlisted Sister, SN Sister, Queen Alexandria's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS)

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Daughter of William PILE and Mary nee McLEAN
Parents deceased
Educated at Mrs Monebette, Grey Street, St. Kilda, Melbourne, Vic.
Trained at Melbourne Hospital June 191 - 1906
Matron at Kyneton Hospital, Vic. 1909 - 1910
Arrived in UK 02 April 1917
'She is an excellent Sister, thoroughly efficient and reliable, she has recently been in charge of the ??? Park Officer's Hospital, and has shown herself to be a good administrator and maintained good discipline. Conduct and influence good.'
Served from 10 May 1917 to 21 May 1919
Embarked for Australia 21 May 1919 for Melbourne
Resided 'The Briars', Napier Terrace, Hawthorne, SA in 1920
Did not marry

By her will Miss Isabel Pile. of Somerton, near Glenelg, has left £10,000 for the benefit of her relatives - the greater part goes to her brother and sister.