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Offline LMChapman

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Re: Death of a nurse
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 25 November 20 19:14 GMT (UK) »
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/145960567/mary-watson

On Find A Grave if any researcher might want to see a memorial image..

Very sad her brother was killed at Gallipoli as well.
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Re: Death of a nurse
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 25 November 20 21:16 GMT (UK) »
Yes, this is so sad that her brother lost his life too.

http://www.newmp.org.uk/article.php?categoryid=99&articleid=1402&displayorder=218

One thing to try when this covid situation is over might be to try and find out which Church this Nurse and her family went to and then to enquire if the Church may have any old magazines hidden away somewhere.  In my area some Churches wrote about those in their congregation who served and also sometimes published their letters sent back home.

I am attaching a link to a local war site showing an example of the type of thing which may be contained in an old Church magazine.  Scroll down re the Nurse's letters home. 
Conroy, Fitzpatrick, Watson, Miller, Davis/Davies, Brown, Senior, Dodds, Grieveson, Gamesby, Simpson, Rose, Gilboy, Malloy, Dalton, Young, Saint, Anderson, Allen, McKetterick, McCabe, Drummond, Parkinson, Armstrong, McCarroll, Innes, Marshall, Atkinson, Glendinning, Fenwick, Bonner

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Re: Death of a nurse
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 25 November 20 21:33 GMT (UK) »
Yes, this is so sad that her brother lost his life too.

http://www.newmp.org.uk/article.php?categoryid=99&articleid=1402&displayorder=218

One thing to try when this covid situation is over might be to try and find out which Church this Nurse and her family went to and then to enquire if the Church may have any old magazines hidden away somewhere.  In my area some Churches wrote about those in their congregation who served and also sometimes published their letters sent back home.

I am attaching a link to a local war site showing an example of the type of thing which may be contained in an old Church magazine.  Scroll down re the Nurse's letters home.

That sounds like a great idea, thank you.
Murray, McKelvie, Smith, Morrison, Latta, McClelland, Manson, Ingram, Cowan


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Re: Death of a nurse
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 25 November 20 22:49 GMT (UK) »
Mary Watson is also commemorated in the Roll of Honour at Edinburgh Castle. You may also wish to take a look at this too.

Poor lass RIP

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