Cora Beattie Anderson Born 4 March 1881 - Died 24 September 1962 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number22/1 AWMM22/12 AWMM Also known asRoberton AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Last rankInter War Matron AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nurses New Zealand General Hospital Cairo. Identification of … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCora Beattie AWMM SurnameAnderson AWMM Ingoa Also known asRoberton AWMM Service number22/1 AWMM22/12 AWMM GenderFemale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth4 March 1881 AWMM Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Nurse AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentPre 06 Apr 1915 Roslyn Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Annie Anderson (mother), Roslyn Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 08 Apr 1915 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number22/1 AWMM22/12 AWMM Military serviceNew Zealand General Hospital, Cairo AWMMMarrant War Hospital, October 1916-April 1917 AWMMNew Zealand General Hospital AWMMBrockenhurst, Hampshire, England AWMMHornchurch Convalescent Hospital, April 1917-March 1919 AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsRoyal Red Cross (RRC) AWMMMiD. Mentioned in Despatches by secretary for war for valuable services in United Kingdom, 16 March 1916. AWMMAssociate Royal Red Cross (ARRC) AWMMMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 6 April 1915 AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 34 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 08 Apr 1915-18 May 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to London, England AWMM Rotorua 8 April 1915 AWMMVessel was Rotorua AWMMNurse AWMM; New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankInter War 26 August 1919 AWMMMatron AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Daughter of Annie Anderson and William Anderson.Husband of Eric Butterfield Roberton.Cora Beattie Anderson was a survivor of the wreck of the 'Elingamite', which sank after striking one of the Three Kings group of Islands in 1902.She married Mr Eric Roberton in 1919 and together they farmed in the Taranaki until 1948.Roberton was the President of the RANS Association in Auckland.Serial Number is recorded as 22/1 on Nominal Roll; 22/12 on Archives New ZealandAuckland War Memorial Museum Scars on the Heart “ANZACS in Egypt 1914-18” Display. Display item is a quotation. "We are right in the thick of things, wounded and sick coming in faster than we can take them...As every few patients go out a fresh batch is put in and another surgical ward downstairs has had to be used for gastro-enteritis and dysentery cases. The men say it is just like heaven to be here and one feels that one cannot do enough for them...some are absolute wrecks. The men who left here just a week ago are coming back now wounded..." AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death24 September 1962 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Death notesAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery namePurewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Grave referenceAshes Block M Row 18 Plot 66 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference ObituaryDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 1976 AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Cora Beattie Anderson by laying a poppy. Colin Robert Anderson Conrad Anderson Cora Beattie Anderson Cyril Ernest Anderson Cyril Gladstone Anderson Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Cora Beattie Anderson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nzSources UsedPurewa Cemetery and Crematorium recordshttp://www.purewa.co.nz/search.aspSources UsedPurewa Cemetery and Crematorium recordshttp://www.purewa.co.nz/search.aspSources UsedNew Zealand Military Nursing: New Zealand Army Nursing Service - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.http://www.nzans.org/index.htmFurther ReferenceMilitary Personnel Filehttps://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24095771&digital=yesFurther ReferenceLOCAL NURSES WHO SERVED OVERSEAS IN WORLD WAR Ihttp://www.thetreasury.org.nz/warnurses.htmFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C34725Further ReferenceRoyal Red Cross 1st Class (RRC) Medal awarded to 22/12 Matron Cora B Anderson, NZANS, WW1 description: gold and enamel on bow obverse: arms of cross in red enamel with words on arms of cross: FAITH / HOPE / CHARITY / 1883; at centre: effigy of King George V reverse: cipher: RI (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.863)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-657359Further ReferenceRoyal Red Cross 2nd Class Medal awarded to 22/12 Matron Cora B Anderson, NZANS, WW1 description: medal in form of cross on bar with ribbon bar obverse: effigy of King George V at centre reverse: GRI cipher (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.864)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-657360Further Reference1914-15 Star Medal awarded to 22/12 Matron Cora Beattie Anderson, NZANS description: named on edge: : 22/12 MATRON C.B. ANDERSON N.Z.E.F. (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.865.1)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-657361Further ReferenceBritish War Medal 1914-20 Medal awarded to 22/12 Matron Cora Beattie Anderson description: named on edge: 22/12 MATRON C.B. ANDERSON N.Z.E.F. (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.865.2)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-657362Further ReferenceVictory Medal 1914-18 Medal awarded to 22/12 Matron Cora Beattie Anderson, NZANS description: named on edge: 22/12 MATRON C.B. ANDERSON N.Z.E.F. (Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.865.3)http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_humanhistory-object-657363Further ReferenceOther Military Personnel Filehttps://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22269993&digital=yesFurther ReferenceOther Military Personnel Filehttps://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20543654&digital=yesFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 13 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 July 1976 AWMMService Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMMMackrell, B. (n.d.). Papers. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS 2003/107. 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