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Winifred Brooke-Lees

  • Service number
    WWI 22/181 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Brook-Lees AWMM
    • Thorpe AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nurses New Zealand General Hospital Cairo. Identification of nurses in photograph from scrapbook re. Cora B. Roberton (nee Anderson) [Box 9] as follows: Front row (l to r); Army Officers, Harvey (C45411), Wallis (C57814), Armitage (C37550), unknown, Rev.Mackenzie-Gibson (C44054), Sir Louis Edward Barnett (84270), Matron Bertha Nurse (C51995), DDMS Parkes (C52502), Maguire (C50070), Bowerbank (38870), Scott (C54777), Hogg (C46114), Curtis (C41545), Fergus (C43098). 2nd row, Sisters J. James (C46866), C. Doneghue (C42186), A. Stephenson (C56044), M. Boyd (C35775), M. Affleck (C34793), I. Bennett (C122051), V. MacLean (C49742), E. Wilson (C58809), I. Willis (C58742), E. McAllum (C48816), M. Ellis (C42775), M. McBeth (C48861), R. Fanning (C42986) and M. Mitchell (C51001). 3rd row, Sisters, J. Naismith (C51617), K. Carter (C40108 or C40109), A. Philpotts (C53000), A. Holmwood (C46198), K. Booth* (C35703), I. Stewart (C56157), D. Commons (C40846), C. Anderson (C34725), A. Williams (C58599), E. Porteous (C53175), I. Gordon Boyd (C38912), L. Newell (C51759), K. Kitching (C47825), Mary Anderson (C34827). 4th row, Sisters, M. Samson (C54602), A. Whitta (C58458), N. Hughes* (C69328), W. Brook-Lees (C35782) and 5th row, M. Hobbs (C46049), K. Welch (C58191). *visiting from Aotea Convalescent Home. Mackrell, Brent. Papers. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2003-107. Image has no known copyright restrictions. Copy of image also found in Colin M. Gordon Album PH-ALB-376-p25-2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Winifred AWMM
  • Surname
    Brooke-Lees AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Brook-Lees AWMM
    • Thorpe AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/181 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
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Civilian life

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    Unknown AWMM Trentham Hospital, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
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    Mrs K.T. Fremersdorf (mother), care of Mrs White, Upland Crescent, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/181 AWMM
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    WW1 Nurse AWMM
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  • Surname is recorded as Brooke-Lees in Nominal Rolls, as Brook-Lees in Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 80 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
    • Colin M. Gordon Album (1915-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-ALB-376. AWMM
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