Those who worked at Royal Victoria Hospital Netley

Click here to see the Red Cross site which has details of the First World War volunteers. Put in a name or just the hospital where you think your person was working. More details are being added every day.

http://www.redcross.org.uk/en/About-us/Who-we-are/History-and-origin/First-World-War

This page tells you about the Accrington Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade who spent 6 months at Netley.

 

http://www.pals.org.uk/sjab/ 

Burnley News August 8th 1914
The Men's Dining Hall at Netley. The Royal Army Medical Corps have Red Cross emblems on their sleeves.

Beatrice ACKROYD was a Sister in the Reserves at Netley in 1921. She died in Perth, Australia in 1947.

ADAMS T.J.

Miss Violet Jane ADAMS was a theatre sister at Netley for a short time in 1915. This is stated on her wedding notice to Lt. A.E. Staffurth. Boston Guardian October 30th 1915.

 

Dr Norman Elliot ALDRIDGE who died in 1933 at the age of 71 was one of the earliest of his profession to study and take up the practise of radiography. During WWI he was a radiographer at Netley.

 

The Times Saturday June 17th 1933

 


Mrs Alexandra Daisy ANTROBUS who lived at no. 31 Inkerman Rd Woolston. She was a staff nurse at the Welsh Hospital at Netley from 1916-1917 receiving £60 per year.

Mr F. ARMSTRONG A.M.C. Bedfordshire Times 29th march 1912

Thomas Graham BALFOUR (1813 - 1891) was the principal medical officer at Netley in 1873.

Sgt. Robert George BALL who was an Officer's servant, died due to the effects of poison and whose body was exhumed after burial so that an analysis of his stomach may be taken. Died December 19th 1877. Burial no. 487 C. of E.

George Steward BEATSON (1814 - 1874) was in charge of Netley hospital from 1868 for 3 years.

BEEZLEY F.

Annie Elizabeth BETTS was a Sister at Netley from October 1914 to April 1915. She was awarded the Royal Red Cross 2nd Class on 3rd June 1919.

BLACK A.
BLAKE R.

Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel BLENNERHASSET see Royal Victoria Hospital Early Life

 

Dame Sidney Jane BROWNE (1850 - 1941) joined the army nursing service in 1883 and as a sister, was posted to Netley.

Mr J. BUCHAN Dundee Courier 27th December 1929
Prof. F.R. BURRELL. 3rd December 1915 Leeds Mercury.
Pte. C. BURTON Daily Mail November 9th 1914

Joseph CARLISLE was a 1st class staff sergeant in the medical staff corps according to the 1891 census. He was working and living at the hospital with wife Melinda and 7 children. The eldest was Eliza Melinda 15, who was a school mistress in the army military school there.

 

He later lived in Orston Villa in Netley with his family.

 

My thanks to Francis Kreuzberger on ancestry.

 

 

Russell. COOMBE Served in the Great War (Major, R.A.M.C.; Operating Surgeon at Netley Hospital, 1915-16).

 


Eli CORNWELL was in the Army Hospital Corps. in the 1881 census. He was the father of Jack Cornwell V.C.

Read more about their story here:

http://www.walthamstowmemories.net/pdfs/Bill%20Bayliss%20-%20Jack%20Cornwell-VC.pdf

 

Grace CRANSTON-MAYWOOD was Assistant Matron at the Red Cross Hospital in WWI. She received her award at Buckingham Palace in 1916.

Thank you to Sarah on ancestry for the information.

Lt.Col.Sir Warren Roland CROOKE - LAWLESS Western Daily Press 15th September 1931

 

Duncan Edward. CURME.In the Royal Army Medical Corps. At Netley Hospital, 1898.

 

Miss A.M. DAVIES Daily Mirror 18th December 1917
Jane DEEBLE seated with her nurses. From Netley Hospital Heritage group.
Mrs DEEBLE Portsmouth Evening News 4th December 1889

Surgeon Lt.Col. George Edward DOBSON (1848 - 1895) a zoologist, was a chief authority on bats and other mammals. He wrote papers on the subjects and later worked in the museum at Netley.

DONOGHUE O.

Sister G.H. ECHLIN was at Netley in 1916. 

Sgt. ELLINGHAM was a dispenser at the hospital and was well liked by his fellow sergeants. He went to visit his dying father only to die himself on the same day. Both father and son were buried in Ely cemetery on the 8th October 1869

Dennis EMBLETON Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Capt. and Major R.A.M.C. mentioned in despatches).

ENGLAND A.F.

 

Charles Standish ENSELL Reverend. Chaplain to the Forces 1910 - 1914.

 

Surgeon General D. A. CAMPBELL FRASER Gloucester Journal 31st August 1913

Mrs Anna FRENCH

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer 24th December 1936
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