• Ellen Alfred

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  • Australian Army Nursing Service

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    Adelaide CBD, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

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    • ALFRED, Ellen – Staff Nurse, AANS
    • Posted by FrevFord, Thursday, 4 February 2016

    Born on the 6th of November 1890 at Mallala, SA – daughter of Richard ALFRED & Elizabeth HUXTABLE – who married at Gawler South, SA 24/1/1872 Richard died 29/6/1903 at Mallala, age 67, and Elizabeth died 21/4/1911 at Mallala, age 61 Siblings: Mary b.1871; Albert Alfred b.1875 – d.12/5/1919 SA; John Wesley b.1878 – Boer War, Tpr 57, 4th SA Imperial Bushmen; Richard Herbert b.1879; Lydia Elizabeth b.1882; Alice b.1884; Ethel May b.1887; Robert Samuel b.1889; Joseph b.1891; Religion: Church of England Trained in nursing at Kalgoorlie for 4 years Government Hospital, Albany 1916 Served at No.11 AGH, Caulfield before overseas enlistment WW1: [NOK: brother, John Wesley Alfred of King St, Alberton, SA] Joined 26/4/1917 Embarked 29/5/1917 on the Khiva for India – disembarking Bombay 18/6/1917 Posted to Victoria War Hospital, Bombay 21/6/1917 for duty Transferred to Station Hospital, Secunderabad 11/12/1917 & Station Hospital, Bangalore in February 1918 Resigned appointment on account of marriage Married Archibald Duncan Campbell LINN on the 9th February 1919 in Bombay, India [date taken from India Select Marriages] Children: John C b.c1920 & Helen A. b.c1923 Living “Ellesdene”, Champatti, Bombay, India in 1923 1925 visited Australia from India: Archibald (Engineer, 33), Ellen (34), John (4) & Helen (2) embarked on the Mooltan in Colombo and arrived at Fremantle 12/5/1925 1928: Ellen A. Linn, age 38, together with her husband Archibald D.C. Linn (Engineer, 37) sailed from Bombay to England with their 2 children Helen A. (5) & John C. (8) on the City of Nagpur, arriving Plymouth 11/12/1928 – their intended address in the UK to be 3 Dawson Place, London 1930 – 1949 living: 54 Woodcote Rd, Wallington Ellen died in late October / early November of 1947 at her home in Woodcote Rd, Wallington, Surrey, England Duncan, born 1891 Glasgow, Scotland, died in 1957 – son of Archibald & Grace WW1: Pte 296, Indian Defence Force The Advertiser (Adelaide), 4 Nov 1947: DEATHS LINN – At Woodcote rd., Wallington, Surrey, Ellen, beloved wife of Duncan Campbell Linn (formerly of Bombay), loved mother of John and Helen and youngest daughter of late Richard and Elizabeth Alfred, of Mallala, late AANS (1st AIF).