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Annie GLEDHILL

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Surname: GLEDHILL

Forename(s): Annie

Place of Birth: Steeton, Yorkshire

Service No: ---

Rank: Sister

Regiment / Corps / Service: Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve)

Battalion / Unit: 36th Stationary Hospital

Division: ---

Age: 43

Date of Death: 1918-10-17

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XXVII. C. 13.

CWGC Cemetery: GAZA WAR CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Sister Annie GLEDHILL

Sister Annie GLEDHILL

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve)

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

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Surname: GLEDHILL

Forename(s): A

Born:

Residence:

Enlisted:

Number:

Rank: Sister

Regiment: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service

Battalion:

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Died Date: 17/10/18

Died How: Died

Theatre of War:

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Surname: GLEDHILL

Forename(s): Annie

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number:

Rank: Sister

Regiment: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

Unit:

Age: 43

Awards:

Died Date: 17/10/1918

Additional Information: Daughter of James Edward and Mary Gledhill, of Steeton, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: UNTIL THE DAY DAWNS AND THE SHADOWS PASS AWAY)

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‘Sheffield Daily Telegraph’ (4 November 1918)

ROLL OF HONOUR

The casualty lists issued during the week-end show the following losses:

Nursing Service

DIED

Gledhill, Sister A., Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1919

GLEDHILL Annie of 4 Balcombe-street Dorset-square Middlesex died 17 October 1918 in Palestine Probate London 18 July to Catherine Whittell (wife of Joseph Whittell) Effects £432 5s. 11d.

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Sister Annie Gledhill

Sister Annie Gledhill

Courtesy of Carol Kanthan, NSW, Australia

H.M.H.S. ‘Devanha’

H.M.H.S. ‘Devanha’

Source: Unknown

St Andrew's Churchyard, Kildwick

St Andrew's Churchyard, Kildwick

Family gravestone

St Andrew's Churchyard, Kildwick

St Andrew's Churchyard, Kildwick

Family gravestone - detail of memorial inscription

North Transept, York Minster

North Transept, York Minster

Memorial for the Women of Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service

The Nursing Memorial, National Memorials Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

The Nursing Memorial, National Memorials Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Commemorating the Voluntary Aid Detachment and professional nurses who lost their lives in the 1st and 2nd World Wars

© Nursing Memorial Appeal (WMR-76515)

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    One Response to Annie GLEDHILL

    1. Carol Kanthan July 1, 2022 at 8:54 am #

      I have a photo of nurse Annie Gledhill, about 20 years old that you could put in that vacant black shadow.

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