• N Worrall

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    • WORRALL, Nellie (Nelly) – Sister, QAIMNSR
    • Posted by FrevFord, Tuesday, 14 July 2015

    Born in 1877 at Parramatta, NSW – daughter of John WORRALL & Caroline CRESSWELL – who married in Sydney in 1868 Caroline died 23/8/1924 at Arncliffe, NSW, in her 79th year John, an Apiarist and retired School Teacher, died in March 1928 at Collaroy, NSW, age 89 Siblings: Beatrice b.1869 – marr George E. SORRELL 1900; Ernest b.1871 – d.1944; George Creswell b.1873 – d.1954; Elizabeth A. b.1875; Eliza Victoria b.1879 – marr A. BINNS 1914; John b.1881-d.1882; John Theodore b.1883; Caroline b.1886 – d.1945; Harold b.1889 – d.1965 Educated Baulkham Hills Public School Appointed probationer at Parramatta District Hospital Nov 1896 – resigned Dec 1896 WW1: Embarked 4/4/1915 on the Malwa for Egypt – disembarking Suez 2/5/1915 17th Brit Gen Hosp (Victoria College), Alexandria 4/5/1915 Sister & Home Sister, Military Infectious Hospital, Choubra, Cairo 17/1/1917 14/6/1918 – to Alexandria for 3 weeks UK Leave – embarking on Kasir-i-Hind 17/6/1918, arriving UK 27/6/1918 Home Sister, Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, England 6/8/1918 Hamble House (relieving) The Huts Sister-in-Charge of Ambulance Train staff, Southampton RTA 23/11/1919 – 12/1/1920 on the Aeneas – service terminated en route 28/12/1919 Address on discharge: C/- H. Worrall Esq, “Chester”, Meredith St, Homebush, Sydney Married William Brydon GOW 1920 Burwood, NSW [William Brydon Gow – Cpl 765 5th LH Sig Tp] http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/browse/person/188813 Not living together by 1930 ER – Divorce papers 1952 – 1954 “Choubra”, Cowra Rd, Forbes, NSW Mrs W.B. Gow, 11 Frederick St, Oatley, NSW 1938 Died 10/5/1956 at the R.G.H., Concord, age 78 (late of Oatley) Privately cremated The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW), Thur 19 Nov 1936 (p.6): Back They Went to School Again Baulkham Hills Re-union – DIAMON JUBILEE Thirty – forty – fifty years rolled away as the oldest ex-pupil, Mr Ernest Worrall, rang the assembly on the venerable bell at Baulkham Hills Public School on Saturday. …………………………………………………………………………………. Children of Mr John Worral, first teacher at Baulkham Hills – 1875-1903 – who attended were Mr Ernest Worrall, who was a pupil before the present building was erected, Mrs Beatrice Sorrell, Mrs Victoria Binns, Mrs Nelly Gow, Mr Jack Worrall, and Mr Harold Worral. Mrs Gow had a distinguished war career, serving as a nurse from 1915 to 1920 in Egypt and England. Notes: Living on her own by 1930 ER No mention of husband in Death notice 1924: Caroline’s Obit: http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/104460113?searchTerm John died 1928: http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/16448960?searchTerm http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/85691845?searchTerm