Saturday, 23 July 2016

British women who died while serving in Italy during The First World War

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has a List of women who died serving during WW1 – here are those who are buried in cemeteries in Italy:

BORDIGHERA BRITISH CEMETERY, Italy

 
FERGUSON, Staff Nurse, RACHEL. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. Died of pneumonia, 26 June 1918. Daughter of John Stewart Ferguson and Annie Ferguson, of Lanebrooke House, Ballygoney, Moneymore, Co. Derry. Grave Reference: II. B. 7.

 
STAGLIENO CEMETERY, GENOA, Italy

 
BAILEY, Nurse, W. 38th Stationary Hosp., Voluntary Aid Detachment. 23 September 1918. Grave Reference: I. B. 36.

 
WRIGHT, Staff Nurse, HANNAH ELIZABETH. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. Died of pneumonia, 22 October 1918. Eldest daughter of John and Emma Wright, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Grave Reference: I. C. 23.

 
Here is a link to WW1 cemeteries in Italy:

 
Photo:  Staff Nurse Rachel Ferguson, found by William Bulcke of the Facebook Page Women of the Great War.

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