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Lieutenant Gladys Irene Sare

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1889-06-06
Place of birth: Bath, Somerset, England
Next of kin: Mrs. A. J. Sare, Mother, 1 King George Apts., Old Field Ave., Montreal, Quebec
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Graduate 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, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).

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

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 213600
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B8647-S055
Uploader's Notes: Daughter of Mrs. Annie G. Sare, of 352, West Hill Avenue, Notre-Dame de Grace, Montreal, Quebec.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.
Uploader's Research notes: Daughter of Mrs. Annie G. Sare, of 352, West Hill Avenue, Notre-Dame de Grace, Montreal, Quebec.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.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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