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Brantford Expositor - Ontario, CA
Her attestation papers on line says she was 5’2” tall, weighed 125 lbs and was a member of the Church of England. She embarked for England on the 6th April 1917. and was posted to 14 Canadian General Hospital on the 17th October 1917. On the 29th November 1917 she was posted to 10 Canadian Stationary Hospital. She arrived in France on the 28th January 1918. She was finally posted to 1 Canadian Gen. Hospital on the 8th March 1918 where she was killed in an enemy air raid attack on Etaples which unfortunately included the hospital. Five nurses were caught in their living quarters. Katherine MacDonald was killed instantly. She was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery; XXVIII. L. 8. Her medals, memorial cross and memorial plaque are said to now be with the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa. Records show her mother as Mary Maud MacDonald
Brantford Expositor May 23, 1918
Name: MACDONALD, KATHERINE MAUDE MARY
Initials: K M M
Rank: Nursing Sister
Regiment/Service: Canadian Army Nursing Service
Unit Text: 1st Canadian Gen. Hosp.
Date of Death: 19/05/1918
Additional information: Daughter of Mary Maud and the late Angus Macdonald, of Brantford, Ontario.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XXVIII. L. 8.
Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
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Hartley, Annie J., b.1872, d. 1944, Captain, Royal Red Cross & Bar
Greenwood Cemetery - Surnames H-I - Brantford Township, Brant County, Ontario
Image:The Order of the Royal Red Cross and bar.jpg - Wikimedia Commons
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