• Lilian Rose Tyers

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  • Australian Army Nursing Service

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  • 1914–1915 Star
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    Murrumbeena, VIC, Australia

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    • TYERS, Lillian Rose – Sister, AANS
    • Posted by FrevFord, Friday, 18 November 2016

    Born on the 13th February 1883 at Caulfield, Vic – daughter of Charles James TYERS and Augusta Mary Elizabeth (Lillie) MAY – who married in Benalla on the 20/11/1877 The family moved from Murrumbeena to Ararat sometime between 1889 and 1893, where Charles, a Civil Servant, became Secretary of the Ararat Asylum for Insane Augusta died on the 30/7/1904 at Ararat, age 45 Charles remarried Adelaide Victoria BENNETT (the sister of his late son’s widow) in St Stephen’s Church, Portland 26/10/1905, and following his retirement in October 1912, the couple moved from Ararat to ‘Avonmore’, Portland – Charles died in 1930 at Alberton, age 79 Siblings: [births reg. Caulfield] Charles James b.1879 – marr Jane Fawthrop (Jeannie) BENNETT 18/6/1903 St Stephen’s Church, Portland (daughter Venora N. b.26/8/1904 NSW) – d.2/10/1904 Ararat, age 26 [Jeannie served as a Staff Nurse with the AANS in WW1]; *Egbert William b.1880 – Boer War: Pte 113, 1st Vic Mtd Inf; *Roden Dalrymple b.17/4/1886 Murrumbeena – WW1: Capt, 38th Bn – WW2; Marguerite May b.1889; [births reg. Ararat] *Wilfred Angus b.1893 – WW1: Spr 6586, 5th DSC (late 7th Bn) – marr Eva A. Symes 16/4/1921 Ballarat – d.1980 Vic; Hugh Alexander b.1894 – d.31/3/1915 St Kilda Half Sibling: Kenneth Charles b.1911 Ararat Trained in nursing at the Ballarat District Hospital for 3 years and the Melbourne Women’s Hospital for 10 months – gaining certificates in both Midwifery and Gynaecology Member of both the RVTNA and the ATNA Nursing in Perth, WA before enlistment WW1: Joined the AANS as a Staff Nurse and embarked 14/12/1914 on the A55 Kyarra for Egypt with the 1st Australian General Hospital (AGH) Promoted to Sister 1/12/1915 Embarked at Alexandria on the Salta to join the BEF – and disembarked Marseilles, France 6/4/1916 Admitted sick to the 8th General Hospital, Rouen from 26/6/1916 – 3/7/1916 UK Leave 22/10/1916 – rejoined 1st AGH, Rouen from Sick Leave 3/12/1916 Leave 20/6/1917 – 7/7/1917 UK Leave 31/1/1918 – 16/2/1918 Posted to the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station (ACCS) 19/7/1918 for duty with the Surgical Team Posted to the 2nd AGH, Wimereux for duty 23/9/1918 Proceeded to the UK on Leave 25/9/1918 Resigned her appointment 9/10/1918 due to her marriage Married Crawford Cleland MARSHALL, (Dr / Capt, 8th Fld Amb, AAMC) on the 9th October 1918 at St Michael’s Church, St. Albans, Hertford, England He had been posted to the 1st AGH at Rouen on the 2/4/1918 for a short time, and was later granted 3 weeks sick leave in the UK from the 1/10/1918 Lillian returned to Australia on the Burmah, embarking 14/12/1918 Crawford returned on the Zealandic, embarking 3/7/1919 – his appointment terminated 17/9/1919 On their return to Australia the couple were living at 2 Avondale Rd, Armadale Children: *Elizabeth Hay b.1919 Armadale *Alan Morrison b.11/6/1921 Pendene private hospital, Armadale – WW2 NOK Crawford – d.24/10/2013 Moved to Stanmore, Balmoral, Vic in November 1919 – and left at the end of 1925, having bought a medical practice in Tasmania Living Cygnet, Tasmania 1928 In February 1936 after 10 years in Cygnet, the couple returned to Melbourne where their children were at school – residing at 290 Barkers Rd, Glenferrie, Vic Living in Swansea, Tasmania 1940, 1943, 1949, 1954 Moved to 1 Martin Place, Launceston Sth in 1954 Lillian died on the 5th October 1960 in Launceston, Tas, age 77 – she was cremated 2 days later at the Carr Villa Cemetery and her ashes scattered Crawford, who was born 24/3/1881 in Stirling, Scotland – son of (Rev Dr) Alexander MARSHALL and Jean Crawford HAY (of Armidale, Vic) – died in May 1962 at Heidelberg, age 82, and was cremated at the Springvale Cemetery on the 10/5/1962, and his ashes scattered. The Argus (Melb, Vic), Wed 14 Feb 1883 (p.1): Births TYERS – On the 13th inst., at Caulfield, the wife of Charles J. Tyers of a daughter. Punch (Melb, Vic), Thur 27 Dec 1917 (p.24): Fact and Rumour Dr Crawford Marshall, son of the Rev. Alexander Marshall, is leaving early in January for active service in France. He has resigned his position as hon. outpatients’ surgeon at the Alfred Hospital. The Argus (Melb, Vic), Fri 1 Nov 1918 (p.1): MARRIAGES MARSHALL – TYERS – On the 10th October, 1918, at London, Captain C.C. Marshall, A.A.M.C., to Sister Rose L. Tyers, A.A.N.S. (By cable). The Horsham Times (Vic), Fri 28 Nov 1919 (p.5): BALMORAL I am pleased to say that we have the services of Dr Crawford C. Marshall, of Melbourne and late of the A.I.F. He comes to our midst with the latest ideas in medical aid. The local Doctor’s Committee had been trying for some time. Dr Marshall arrived last week. The Argus (Melb, Vic), Sat 9 Jul 1921 (p.11): BIRTHS MARSHALL – On the 11th Jun, at Pendene private hospital, Armadale, the wife of Dr Crawford C. Marshall, Balmoral – a son. The Argus (Melb, Vic), Fri 4 Dec 1925 (p.18): BALMORAL Dr C.C. Marshall, who has resided in Balmoral for about seven years, has purchased a practice in Tasmania. 1936: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/30078498 The Mercury (Hobart, Tas), Sat 9 Oct 1943 (p.6): SILVER WEDDING MARSHALL – TYERS – On October 9, 1918, at St Michael’s Church, St Albans, England by Rev R. Grimston, Crawford C. Marshall, MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP, England, fourth son late Rev Dr Alexander Marshall, late Scots Church, Melbourne, and Mrs Marshall, to Lillian R., elder daughter of the late Mr and Mrs C.J. Tyers, and grand-daughter of the late Capt C.J. Tyers, RN, of Sale, Gippsland, one of Victoria’s earliest pioneers. Present address: Swansea Tasmania.