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Stewart, Louisa Mary

Biographical

Registration number1058
SurnameStewart
First name(s)Louisa Mary
Address(es)

The Military Hospital, Dover

Date of registration2 May 1890
Qualifications

University College Hospital 1886-1889; Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley 1889-90, Woolwich, Portsmouth & Gibraltar to 1902; R.R.C.

Remarks

Supt. & Sister Connaught Hospital Aldershot August 1902; Matron Q.A.V.M.NS. February 1903; Gibraltar August 1903 to October 1907; Dover Military Hospital 1908 to 1917

Personal details

Date of birth11 August 1861
Place of birthYorktown, Hants
Family details

Her father was a Major-General.

Additional personal details

She took some long leave in the periods of Army nursing abroad. Medical and dental certificates were 'good'. She attended a private school in London.

Professional details

Additional training

Appointed to Army Nursing Service in December 1889. Acting Superintendent, No 11 General Hospital, South Africa. 'fit for further advancement'.

Additional qualifications

Matron QAIMNS 17 February, 1903; mentioned in Despatches and received the Decoration of the Royal Red Cross for services in South Africa. CBE; granted 'extraordinary leave' 1913; retirement pay reviewed based on 'service element' of 29 years, 1 July 1924

Work experience

University College Hospital 1886-1889; Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley 1889-1890; Herbert Hospital Woolwich, Military Hospital Portsmouth, Gibraltar 1889-1902; Connaught Hospital Aldershot August 1902; Matron QAVMNS February 1903 Gibraltar; Dover Military Hospital 1908-1917; No 11 General Hospital, South Africa within Dover dates.

Professional activities

RBNA

Additional professional details

Revision of retired pay took place 1st July 1924, original award 170 pa; amount of reduction 5 1/2 % or 9/10/- pa; Rate from 1st July 1924 160/10/-pa, on The Official Army List, War Office 1897; Hospital Matron in 1911 census living at Hove, Sussex age 49; CBE by 18 January 1919.

Sources

Register of Trained Nurses 1892; Nursing Directory for 1909; RBNA Roll of Members 1909 and Register of Nurses (RBNA 4/1) - Royal British Nurses' Association Records, King's College London Archives 1891 and 1911 census WO 399/7979 1/1/1914, 31/12/1920 and The Official Army List War Office 1897; WO399/7970, The National Archives

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