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Lieutenant Carola Josephine Douglas

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1887-04-07
Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. H.V. Morse, Sister, Swan River, Manitoba
Marital status: no data
Occupation (attested): Nurse
Occupation (normalized): Professional Nurse, General
Gender: female
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail

Lieutenant, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).

Degree of service: Canada
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 4021495
LAC ID: 361361
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
Service file: B2620-S018
Uploader's Notes: Born on April 7, 1887 in Toronto, Ontario and enlisted on March 2, 1915.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 view her Virtual Memorial record (link on this page) as there are photographic images on that listing.
Uploader's Research notes: Born on April 7, 1887 in Toronto, Ontario and enlisted on March 2, 1915.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 view her Virtual Memorial record (link on this page) as there are photographic images on that listing.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2013-07-20