• Miriam Adelaide Bennett

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  • Birth

    Adelaide CBD, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Adelaide CBD, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

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    • BENNETT, Miriam Adelaide
    • Posted by FrevFord, Saturday, 13 December 2014

    Born 4/7/1881 Adelaide, SA – daughter of Henry BENNETT (Rtd Stock Agent) & Rebecca FRIEDMAN Religion: Jewish Trained 3 years at Adelaide Hospital WW1 Service: Joined the AANS as a Staff Nurse 5/5/1917 at Keswick, SA – embarked Melbourne 12/5/17 on the A24 Benalla & disembarked Plymouth 19/7/17 Detached to Hotel York 19/7/17 – detd to Croydon War Hosp 4/8/17 – detd for duty with 1st A.A.H. Harefield 15/11/17 – adm Mrs Halls’ Hosp for Aus Nurses, 12 Southwell Gardens, Sth Kensington 9/2/18 with laryngitis – discharged 13/2/18 Proceeded O/S to France 3/4/18 – for duty 74th Gen Hosp 4/4/18 – adm 72 Gen Hosp 12/4/18 with enteritis – disch 19/4/18 – to duty 74 GH – adm 72 Gen Hosp 6/9/18 with diarrhea – disch to duty 74 GH 19/9/18 Proc to report Admin HQ London 3/10/18 – disemb Southampton 4/10/18 – attd 2nd AAH Southall 19/10/18 (ex leave) – M/O to Fovant 20/10/18 – M/O to Southwell Gardens for duty 30/10/18 - disch to duty 9/11/18 (influenza) - detd from duty with St Alban’s & M/O to 2nd AAH Southall 26/11/18 Resigned due to marriage 6/12/18 Married Adolph August Carl OEHLMANN on the 6/12/1918 Southall [On the copy of marriage certificate in Oehlmann’s file – Miriam lists her age as 28 the same as him – she would have been in fact around 37 – having been born 1881] RTA per HT Karmala, embarking 2/1/19 – free passage in return for services Adolph August Carl OEHLMANN Born 5/3/1890 Gladstone, SA – son of Johann August & Gesina Catherine (nee Shier) Johann, a retired Civil Servant, was born in Bremen, Germany c1848, and was naturalized at Adelaide in 1879 (age 31, single) The family moved from Gladstone to Laura in 1904 Adolph attended the University of Adelaide (Muirden College) & passed in 4 Compulsory subjects in the Junior Commercial Examinations in December 1905 He was working as a Bank Clerk at the Union Bank in Collins St, Melbourne before he enlisted - as Dvr 14439 AASC