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Dorothy Everett

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 88), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 88), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dorothy AWMM
  • Surname
    Everett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/537 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 March 1892 Military Personnel file Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Daughter of Albert and Ada (nee Gordon) Everett of Nelson. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 13 December 2015 - Family Papers
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pokororo, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 A. Everett (father), Pokororo, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • Albert Everett (father) - apple orchardist Pokororo, Motueka District, Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 13 December 2015 - Family Papers
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/537 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 July 1918 Military Personnel file Nurse Military Personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Daughter of Ada and Albert Everett. Twin sister of Claire Everett (22/538).

      Posted to NZGH No. 2 Walton-on-Thames.

      Embarked for NZ on the Briton 17 June 1919.

      Seven children served from the same family in WW1: three sisters were serving as nurses Claire (22/538) and Dorothy (22/537), and Viola (AIF ); three brothers George Gordon Everett, Gerald Gordon Everett(2/215) Frank Gordon Everett (2/2117) and step-brother, Ralph Watson served as soldiers. AWMM
    • After returning to Nelson, NZ after the end of World War 1, Dorothy and her twin sister Claire(they had nursed together in England) travelled to San Francisco, USA, where they both continued their nursing careers. Claire met and married Frederick (Fred) Strathdee, who was Scotland born. Fred had been recruited by a Canadian Bank. He remained in banking all his life. Claire and Fred had 3 children.

      Dorothy never married but remained close to Claire and her family. When Fred retired he and Claire moved to Victoria, on Vancouver Island, Canada. Dorothy returned to Nelson, NZ where she died in 1966. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 17 March 2016 - Family Papers
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About death

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  • Death
    1966 Family, Jenifer Lemaire
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    73 Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 17 March 2016 - Family Papers
  • Place of death
    Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 17 March 2016 - Family Papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Cremated. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 17 March 2016 - Family Papers
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      88: 16 AWMM
    • Service 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. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Homeward bound : S.S. Briton. As transport H.M.N.Z.T. No. 268 the S.S. "Briton" departed Tilbury, London, 17 June 1919. AWMM


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23 April 2016JeniferWairarapa, NZOther relative
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