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Mary Eleanor Baring Gould

22/74 Nurse Eleanor Gould with Captain Williams of the HMT Tofua. Photograph Album collated by 22/74 Sister Mary Eleanor Gould, New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps. The album covers Sister Gould's time in Egypt on the Marquette, HS Gascon, HS Glengorm Castle and in England. National Army Museum of New Zealand. 1986.1753_A01_048_12992-468. CC BY 3.0.

22/74 Nurse Eleanor Gould with Captain Williams of the HMT Tofua. Photograph Album collated by 22/74 …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mary Eleanor Baring AWMM
  • Surname
    Gould AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/74 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 May 1888 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 19 May 1915 AWMM Napier Hospital, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 James Baring Gould (father), Aihikatea, Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 May 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Massage training, Hornchurch 16 September 1918 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 May 1915 AWMM Nurse 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 3.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      134 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Daughter of Eleanor Sarah Gould and James Baring Gould.

    Trained at Christchurch Hospital. Registered Nurse, 1913

    Promted to Sister, NZANS 27 July 1916.

    Brought to the notice of the Secretary for War for valuable services rendered in connection with the War.

    Brother and sister served in WW1: Herbert Walter Baring Gould (47626) and Mary Eleanor Gould (22/74)

    Marama then transfer to Moldavia for Suez. Ship name "Marama" from The Evening Post, May 23, 1915 listing the nurses and officers on the passenger list. Transfer to Moldavia. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    13 March 1979 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Waikumete Crematorium, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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26 June 2016Allan RotoruaResearcher
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