Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh A. Sampson of Duntroon, Ontario.
The British Journal of Nursing, published October 24, 1914, page 325:
"The following contingent of nurses have arrived in England from Canada by H.M.T. Franconia for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and are at present the guests of St. Thomas' Hospital."
NURSING SISTERS NO. 1 GENERAL HOSPITAL.
Sister: Mae B. Sampson See above link to view the full article with list
The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
Please access the Canadian Virtual Memorial on the link within this page to view Miss Sampson's portrait.
24/10/17 Admitted to No. 16 Canadian General Hospital, Orpington with Diptheria. Discharged 12/11/17