• Helen Mary Condon

Army / Flying Corps
  • Australian Army Nursing Service

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    Parkville, VIC, Australia

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    • CONDON, Helen Mary - Staff Nurse, AANS
    • Posted by FrevFord, Wednesday, 13 May 2015

    Helen was born c1882 Parkville, Vic (no birth reg. found) – daughter of Patrick CONDON & Ann CARROLL Patrick and Ann, who had both born in Tipperary, Ireland, married in Victoria in 1872 Ann died 27/1/1884 at the Tasmania Hotel, Melb, 16 days after the birth of her 5th child. Patrick, the proprietor of the Tasmania Hotel, remarried the following year to Mary PRENDERGAST – he also died at home in the Tasmania Hotel on the 20/11/1893 Siblings (4): James b.1875 Melb – d.1952 Burwood; Thomas b.1877 Berlin (Rheola); Mary Ann b.1880 Carlton; Patrick Joseph b.11/1/1884 Tasmania Hotel, Melb [birth not reg.] – d.1885 (age 14mths) Trained St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne – 4 years 1914 ER: Nurse – 31 Collins Place, Melbourne WW1: NOK: Brother, James – licensee of the Great Northern Hotel, Rathdown St, Nth Carlton Embarked Melbourne 29/5/1917 on the RMS Khiva – disembarked Bombay 18/6/17 Posted to 34th Welsh General Hosp, Deolali 25/6/17 Resigned appointment 11/2/19 to be married 12/2/19 Married Capt Cecil John HOWELL 1/4th Buffs, East Kent Regt, on the 12/2/1919 in St Patrick’s Church, Deolali, India A son Peter John born 21/2/1920 at Deolali, India Helen died on the 10th October 1925 at Madura, India John (aged 42) & Peter (aged 5) returned to London from Rangoon, Burma, on the Warwickshire on the 21/11/1925 [No death regs. found UK] Cecil John HOWELL was born c1884 St Leonards, England – the eldest son of John & Lilla The Argus (Melb, Vic), Sat 3 May 1919 (p.11): MARRIAGES HOWELL – CONDON – On the 12th February, at St Patrick’s Church, Deolali, India, Captain Cecil John Howell, to Helen Mary Condon (A.I.F.). Present address, Deolali, India. The Argus (Melb, Vic), Sat 24 Oct 1925 (p.17): DEATHS HOWELL – On the 10th October, at Madura, India, Helen, beloved wife of John Howell, mother of Peter, and loved sister of James Condon, North Carlton. R.I.P.