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Mary McBeth

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Notable Events in Nursing History - The First Fifty Nurses sent with the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces [April 1915]. Archives New Zealand R13235489. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Notable Events in Nursing History - The First Fifty Nurses sent with the New Zealand Expeditionary F …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mary AWMM
  • Surname
    McBeth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mary Eliza McBeth AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/36 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1878 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 6 April 1915 AWMM Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Nurse/Civilian AWMM
    Private Maternity Hospital 1920- AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 David McBeth (father), Mapiu, Waitomo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 April 1915 AWMM Nurse AWMM
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  • 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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: T.B. lung Percent of disability: 25 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Mary McBeth trained at Wellington Hospital (exam 1910)

      Mental Hospital 1900 - 1907

      Wellington Hospital 1912 - 1915

      NZANS 1915 - 1920

      Certificate in midwifery 1921

      Serial Number is recorded as 22/27 on Nominal Roll, 22/36 on Archives New Zealand

      Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Palmerston North Public Hospital AWMM
    • Died 10 Apr 1968, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, buried Matraville, Randwick City, New South Wales, Australia Public - Terry - Other relative - 8 December 2018 - Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current
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Death

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  • Death
    10 April 1968 AWMM
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • New Zealand Gazette AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 433 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
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait 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
    • Thomson, G.W. (1914-1918) G.W. Thomson photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2003-1. AWMM
    • Unknown, photographer (1915-1916). [Agnes (Peggy) Williams photograph album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2017-2-3. AWMM

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08 December 2018TerryUpper Hutt, New ZealandOther relative
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