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Place of Birth: Steeton, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve)
Battalion / Unit: 36th Stationary Hospital
Date of Death: 1918-10-17
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XXVII. C. 13.
CWGC Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN, YORKSHIRE
Annie Gledhill was the daughter of James Edward and Mary Gledhill, née Clark. Both parents were born at Skipton, Yorkshire.
1881 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 5, Croft Street - Annie Gledhill, aged 6 years, born Steeton, Yorkshire, daughter of James Edward and Mary Gledhill.
1891 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 2, Croft Terrace - Annie Gledhill, aged 16 years, born Steeton, daughter of James Edward and Mary Gledhill.
1901 Cardiff, Glamorgan Census: 12, St. Andrews Crescent - Annie Gledhill, aged 26 years, born Steeton, Yorkshire. District Nurse.
1911 Hampstead, Middlesex Census: Metropolitan Asylum Board's North Western Hospital - Annie Gledhill, aged 36 years, born Steeton, Yorkshire. Private Sick Nurse.
Annie served on HMHS 'Devanha' but was "Removed on account of illness 24.7.1916." She was attached to the 36th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, when she died of dysentery. (Sergeant Fred Smith (10966) (q.v.) died on the 'Devanha').
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sister Annie Gledhill, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve). Theatre of War: Egypt. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 25 July 1915.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Nurse A. Gledhill, Q.A.I.M.N.S.R. Date and Place of Death: Died 17.10.18. To whom issued: Mrs Catherine Whittell. Amount: £103 2s. 7d.
The Nursing Service Record for Annie Gledhill is held at The National Archives: (WO399/3147).
The Five Sisters' Window in York Minster is dedicated as a war memorial to the women of the British Empire who lost their lives, 1914-1918. Annie is commemorated by name and service in St Nicholas' Chapel in the North Transept of the Minster.
Photograph courtesy of Carol Kanthan, NSW, Australia.
Data Source: Memorial Inscription on Family Gravestone
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Sister Annie GLEDHILL
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve)
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