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» Find Friends - Search Old Service and Genealogy Records » History » QAIMNS for India » QAIMNS First World War » Territorial Force Nursing Service TFNS » WW1 Soldiers Medical Records » Field Ambulance No.4 » The Battle of Arras 1917 » The German Advance » Warlencourt Casualty Clearing Station World War One » NO 32 CCS Brandhoek - The Battle of Passchendaele » Chain of Evacuation of Wounded Soldiers » Allied Advance - Hundred Days Offensive » Life After War » Auxiliary Hospitals » War Graves Nurses Hilda Ward QAIMNS A bit of background about Hilda Ward QAIMNS: Hilda Ward was born in 1882.
She was the youngest child of a well to do father who was the Managing Director of Stead and Simpson in Leicester.
Their wedding took place just before India independence and there was a lot of rioting in the streets.
Sister Sharpe told her son years later that it was a bit difficult preparing for the wedding under those conditions.
Nurses in the Second World War also found romance with soldiers.
For example Betty C Parkin was a member of the QAIMNS(R) serving in a military hospital in Cairo when an engineer officer called Stanley of the recovery unit came to her ward.
Johns Church Calcutta on Saturday 31st August 1946 at 3-30pm and afterwards at the Sisters Mess in Alipore.
This was a common practice for overseas weddings where it may not have been safe, or too far or expensive, for mothers and fathers to attend.
Returned via Luneburg and dined at 74 Br Gen Hospital. They were married on 18th July 1945 in Glasgow, and their first child, Pamela was born the following year on 17th February 1946.In her book A Nurse's War Brenda Mc Bryde recalls one such whirlwind romance in which Mary Mac Donald, a QA sister from the Highlands of Scotland, fell in love with an Artillery Captain.He was later killed in action and she received his personal effects from a dispatch rider.Mary had to had his effects over, after taking out her love letters o him.She later learnt that he had also become engaged to a French woman.