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Lieutenant Mae Belle Sampson

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1890-06-05
Place of birth: Nottawasaga Bay, Simcoe Co., Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. Hugh Sampson, Mother, Duntroon, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Graduate Nurse
Occupation (normalized): Professional Nurse, General
Gender: female
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail
  1. Lieutenant, No. 1 Canadian General Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  2. Lieutenant, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army). 1918-03-25 to 1918-07-06.

    Note: Missing believed drowned 27/06/1918

  3. Lieutenant, No. 1 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army). 1918-09-30 to 1917-10-08.

    Note:

    Embarked Southampton 24/09/1916 H.M.S. Britannic. Disembarked Salonika 06/10/1916 

    25/08/1917 Embarked for Toronto (sick leave - Debrility) on SS "Saxonia"

    08/10/1917 Posted to No. 16 Can Gen. Hosp (Ont. Mil Hosp) 

  4. Lieutenant, Canadian Convalescent Hospital, Uxbridge, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army). 1916-09-03 to 1916-09-30.

    Note: Transferred to No. 1 Can. Stationery Hosp

  5. Lieutenant, No. 2 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army). 1916-03-31 to 1916-08-28
  6. Lieutenant, No. 1 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army). 1915-06-09 to 1916-03-31.

    Note:

    24-11-15 Proceeded on leave. Returned 4-12-15

    Transferred to No. 2 Canadian Stationary Hosp.  30/03/1916

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles southwest of the Fastnet Rock by U86
Awards

Mentioned in Despatches 'A' List
Description: London Gazette 30404
Date of award: 1917-11-28

1914-1915 Star

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 4021737
LAC ID: 212291
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B8626-S049
Uploader's Notes: 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
Uploader's Research notes: 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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2021-01-08