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WW1 Albert Everett (father), Motueka Valley, Pokororo AWMM
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Daughter of Albert & Ada Everett - of Nelson. Grand-daughter of twice Mayor of Nelson, and Nelson businessman Edward Everett and his wife Hannah (nee Pope).
7 Everett children served in World War 1 : George (served British Indian Army - at North West Frontier in India. Killed in action 1 May 1917); Gerald (NZFA); Frank (NZFA); twin sisters Claire & Dorothy (New Zealand Nursing Service. Served at England) and step-brother Ralph Watson NZFA (killed in action at the Somme, France 1916).
Viola served at the Abbassia Hospital, Egypt (1916-1919).
After war service Viola returned to Australia, in 1919. and continued her career as a Nurse. She was Matron at Kenmore Repatriation Hospital, Brisbane for many years.
Viola Everett was awarded an MBE (Australia) for her services to Nursing. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 5 April 2018 - Family papers.
20 June 1982 AWMM
Date of death
20 June 1982. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 5 April 2018 - Family Papers.
Age at death
91 years. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 5 April 2018 - Family Papers.
Place of death
Brisbane, Australia. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 5 April 2018 - Family Papers.
Cause of death
Ashes interred at Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens, Brisbane, Australia. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 5 April 2018 - Family Papers.
Wall of Rememberance : Columbarium 41; Section 25. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 5 April 2018 - Family Papers.
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