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Hilda Vercoe Hooker

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NURSING STAFF, TRENTHAM CAMP Standing— Sisters Ethel Swayne, Bertha Duke, Joan Carruthers, Amy Marshall Probationer Harriette Rountree. Sitting-Sisters Laura Ibbetson, Elsie McAllum, Matron Hilda Hooker, Sisters Elsie Brooke-Leers, Jane Nicholson. Army Service Corps-Supply & Transport Sections. Lawson, W. (1917). Historic Trentham, 1914-1917: The Story of a New Zealand Military Training Camp, and Some Account of the Daily Round of the Troops within Its Bounds. Wellington Publishing Company, Limited: Wellington, N.Z. Image has no copyright restrictions.

NURSING STAFF, TRENTHAM CAMP Standing— Sisters Ethel Swayne, Bertha Duke, Joan Carruthers, Amy Marsh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hilda Vercoe AWMM
  • Surname
    Hooker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/77 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 October 1881 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Napier Hospital, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Miss Hooker (sister), Matron, Nurses' Home, Public Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/77 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 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Nurse on the SS "Marquette", which was sunk in the Aegean Sea, 30 miles from Salonika, at about 9 a.m., on 23 October 1915, during World War I. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1960 AWMM
    Age 78 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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Christchurch Hospital Nurses' Memorial Chapel, Christchurch AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • 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: 340 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
    • Hooker, Hilda Vercoe. The story of the torpedoing of the SS 'Marquette', 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 148. 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
    • Lawson, W. (1917). Historic Trentham, 1914-1917: The Story of a New Zealand Military Training Camp, and Some Account of the Daily Round of the Troops within Its Bounds. Wellington Publishing Company, Limited: Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
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