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Cecilia McKenny

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Group at the garden party given by Her Excellency Lady Liverpool to the staff of the Hospital Ship Maheno, 3rd Commission. Reading from Left to Right, Sister Camilla Steele 22/410, Sister Cecilia McKenny 22/409, Sister Annie Draper 22/417, Sister Margaret McIlwraith 22/418, Matron Amelia Bagley 22/408 and Lady Liverpool. Kai Tiaki: The Journal of the Nurses of New Zealand, Issue 2, 1 April 1917. Papers Past.

Group at the garden party given by Her Excellency Lady Liverpool to the staff of the Hospital Ship M …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecilia AWMM
  • Surname
    McKenny AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/409 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 June 1874 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pahitua AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs S. McKenny (mother), Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/409 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 November 1916 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    Matron/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Previously Matron at the Wanganui Hospital Board. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 March 1954 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      50: 2 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

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