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Pearl Burnett

Rank: Nurse
Townland: Abbeyderg
Town/Village: Kenagh
Civil Parish: Kilcommock
Catholic Parish: Kilcommock
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident in Abbeyderg
Census 1911: Resident in Abbeyderg
Regiment/Unit: Joint War Committee Voluntary Aid Detachment (Red Cross & St John's Ambulance) - Cheshire Branch
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Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Margaret Grace, known as Pearl, was born on the 27 August 1898 in Abbeyderg. 

Pearl became a nurse and between July and December 1918 was serving with the Red Cross Cheshire Branch - Daresbury Division. She served in Raddon Court Military Hospital, Latchford, Warrington and in its annexe in Stockton Heath. 

Pearl's elder sister, Lillie, also served as a nurse with the Cheshire branch of the Red Cross during the War. Their  Thomas Corry Burnett, served in WW1, but was killed in action at the Battle of Messines Ridge in June 1917.

Parents Names: Daughter of Samuel Burnett and Catherine Louisa (née Corry*) of Abbeyderg, Kenagh, Co. Longford.
Notes: Curry was given as the mother's maiden name on her birth registration.

Link to British Red Cross entry; link to Civil Record of birth; historic photo of Raddon Court Hospital 01

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