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Eleanor Marie Wilson

Rank: Nurse
Street: Main Street
Town/Village: Edgeworthstown
Civil Parish: Mostrim
Catholic Parish: Mostrim
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Resident at Main Street, Edgeworthstown (written as Elenor)
Census 1911: Resident at Main Street, Edgeworthstown
Regiment/Unit: Joint War Committee Voluntary Aid Detachment (Red Cross & St John's Ambulance) - Athlone District
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Date of Death:
Cause: Survived WW1

Eleanor Maria was born 27 September 1892 in Edgeworthstown, to Thomas and Elizabeth Wilson and was one of eight children; Thomas Snr was a physician in the town and a Justice of the Peace.

From April 1918, Eleanor worked as a nurse in the Tooting Military Hospital (St. Benedict's) in London, before transferring to Napsbury Military Hospital in St. Albans in January 1919 where she remained until that July.

Eleanor's sister, Ada, also volunteered with the V.A.D. in WW1. Their elder brother, Sjt Mj Thomas Reginald Wilson D.C.M. served with the R.A.M.C. in WW1. 

Parents Names: Thomas Wilson and Elizabeth (née Nolan), Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford

Link to British Red Cross entry; Civil Record of birth

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