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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 5:04 pm    Post subject: HMHS China Reply with quote

The monument pictured below commemorates a party of officers (including a nurse) who lost their lives "whilst boating in Northern waters" on 3 August 1918. It was erected by their shipmates on HMHS China.
The memorial can be found at the Lyness Naval Cemetery on Hoy (Orkney).




CHAMBERLAIN, LOUISA C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Service: QARNNSR, HMHS China

Third Officer HAYWARD, CYRIL LE GAI
Nationality: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Navy, H.M.H.S. China

Dental Surgeon MARSHALL, HERBERT M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.H.S. China

Surgeon MARTIN, LIONEL A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Navy, H.M.H.S. China
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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 5:01 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 76252
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CHAMBERLAIN, LOUISA CHARLOTTE
Initials: LC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Nursing Sister
Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service, H.M.H.S. "China."
Awards: ARRC
Date of Death: 10/8/1918
Additional Information: Daughter of Richard and Louisa Charlotte Chamberlain, of "South View," Eastgate, Co. Durham.
Panel Reference: 31
Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial.

Note: The RRC award is made to a fully trained nurse of an officially recognised nursing service, military or civilian, who has shown exceptional devotion and competence in the performance of nursing duties, over a continuous and long period, or who has performed an exceptional act of bravery and devotion at her or his post of duty. The decoration was conferred exclusively on women until 1976, when men became eligible, with posthumous awards permitted from 1979. Recipients of the Royal Red Cross are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "RRC" or "ARRC" for Members and Associates respectively.
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