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Garriock, Ann


Registration number414
First name(s)Ann

Cottonera Hospital, Malta

Date of registration7 March 1890

Cert, London Hospital, 1881 - 86
Army Nursing Service to date


Withdrawn, 1891

Personal details

Date of birth1858
Place of birthScotland
Family details

Father: George Scott Garriock, Master Mariner
Mother: Ann E.Garriock

Date of deathMar-29
Place of deathWindsor
Additional personal details

1881 address: 355 Victoria Park Road, Hackney

Professional details

Work experience

She was one of the first nurses sent to South Africa as Superintendent in the Army Nursing Service in the Boer War
She left with 7 other nursing sisters aboard the Braemar Castle on Oct 6th 1899
She served as Nursing Sister, Matron and Principal Matron QAIMNS at Wynberg Hospital (Cape Town) until 14 July 1901

Additional professional details

Awarded the Royal Red Cross at Wynberg when she was Superintendent in 1901
On retirement in 1911, she was granted permission to retain the badge of QAIMNS in recognition for long and devoted service


Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives

British Journal of Nursing, 5 Oct 1901; 30 May 1903; 25 May 1908; 1 July 1901; 9 Dec 1911

The Canadian Anglo-Boer War Museum website (includes photo)
Register of Royal Red Cross Awards (National Archives)
1881 census
Free BMD

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