• Maie St Clair De Lisle

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  • Australian Army Nursing Service

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    Sevenoaks, England

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    • DE LISLE, Maie St Clair, Staff Nurse, AANS
    • Posted by FrevFord, Tuesday, 8 February 2022

    Born c1879 at Sevenoaks, Kent, England – the daughter of George de LISLE (Chaplain to the Forces, deceased at time of her marriage) (Gives her age in 1915 as 36, her DOB in 1919 as 27/11/1885) [NOK: 1915 – Uncle, Alfred de Lisle (Brigadier General, on active service, Desford, Leicester, England (later deceased) / 1919 – Miss Constance Dorothy de Lisle (3rd cousin), 4 Davis St, Sth Yarra)] Religion: Church of England Probationer at St Luke’s Hospital, London for 3 years Resident 31 Collins Place, Melbourne at enlistment WW1: Joined the AANS 14/8/1915 – on home service Embarked 25/4/1917 on the A63 Karoola, transshipped at Durban to the HMT Coronia 21/5/17, for Bombay – disembarking 12/6/1917 Amoebic Dysentery 10/8/1917 – 5/11/1917, slight recurrence in December She also suffered mild attacks of Malaria, but remained on duty Embarked Bombay 9/1/1918 on the SS Janus for Australia via Sth Africa – arriving Melbourne 26/2/1918 [possibly transshipped to the HT Raeburn] Serving at the Caulfield Military Hospital Discharged 3rd MD 25/11/18 Re-embarked Melbourne 26/2/1919 on the A63 Karoola UK Leave 17/4/1919 Discharged in England 26/5/1919 to be married and to attend to private family business Married Edwin DE LISLE on the 20th of September 1919 at the Parish Church of St James West, Hampstead, England Edwin, a Merchant, was a 65 year old widower of 20 Harvard Court, Hampstead He died 20/4/1936, age 89 – late of “Sandford,” Hove Park Way, Hove, Sussex, England Maie was an executor of his Will [London Gazette, 4/8/1936, p.5150] Maie remarried to John M BAKER in the Sept Qtr of 1958 at Bournemouth She died on the 18th of January 1966 at Tolworth Hospital, Surrey, England