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Ethel Bouskill

New Zealand Returned Army Nursing Sisters Association (NZRANSA) (Auckland) Onehunga RSA (photo J. Halpin April 2012) (CC-BY John Halpin)

New Zealand Returned Army Nursing Sisters Association (NZRANSA) (Auckland) Onehunga RSA (photo J. Ha …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ethel AWMM
  • Surname
    Bouskill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/436 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1879 AWMM KendalWestmorland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 August 1918 AWMM Lyndney, Gloucestershire, England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hagar Bouskill (mother), C/o Mrs Griffiths, 35 Finch Street, Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 23 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    Nursing Sister AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 1.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      7 stone 2 pounds AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      Artificial AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Nervous breakdown 4 years previously AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      General debility AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Glaucoma, received treatment as outpatient from 1919 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Daughter of William Prickell Bouskill and Hagar Bouskill.

    Trained at Wanganui Hospital as a registered nurse, December 1912.

    Served at Eggerslach Auxiliary Military Hospital, Grange-Over-Sands as Matron and No 2 NZGH, Walton-on-Thames as a Sister.

    Attested and discharged in England, not eligible for medals AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1961 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Returned Army Nursing Sisters Association (Auckland) honours board, RSA Onehunga, Auckland AWMM

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