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Lieutenant Anna Irene Stamers

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1888-01-15
Place of birth: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. Sarah Lavinia Stamers, 171 Waterloo St., St. John, New Brunswick
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Graduate Nurse
Occupation (normalized): Professional Nurse, General
Gender: female
Religion: Baptist
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).

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

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Memorial marker of Nursing Sister Anna Irene Stamers, who died in the sinking of the Llandovery Castle, in the veteran's section of the Fernhill Cemetery in Saint John, New Brunswick, her home town.
Memorial marker of Nursing Sister Anna Irene Stamers, who died in the sinking of the Llandovery Castle, in the veteran's section of the …

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 4021769
LAC ID: 247238
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B9225-S032
Uploader's Notes: Daughter of Mrs. S. Lavinia Stamers, of Saint John, New Brunswick.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. S. Lavinia Stamers, of Saint John, New Brunswick.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: 2020-10-08