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McKay, Evelyn Verrall

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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_062
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
McKay, Evelyn Verrall
McKay, Mark
McKay, Mark (Mrs.)
McKay, M.H.
Dakin, (Mrs.)
Gourlay, Lang (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Hospitals
Military life
Nurses
War casualties
Women and the military
World War One, 1914-1918
Galt Collegiate Institute (Galt, Ont.)
Place
Arrondissement de Boulogne-sur-Mer, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and military service]
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and place of education]
Geographic Access
Arrondissement de Boulogne-sur-Mer, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
England
Toronto, Ontario
Guelph, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
McKay, Evelyn Verrall Nursing Sister. Died on November 4, 1918 at the Base Hospital, Boulogne of pleuro pneumonia. She was born in Galt 26 years ago and is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark S. McKay. She was educated at the Public School and Collegiate Institute of Galt and at MacDonald Hall, Guelph. She graduated from Grace Hospital Toronto and in 1915 enlisted in the Army Medical Service. She served one year in the Base Hospital and Exhibition Camp in Toronto and went overseas in 1916. She remained six months in England and was there until her death at No.3 Canadian General Hospital. Her parents are living temporarily in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Mrs. Lang Gourlay and Mrs. Dakin of Galt are sisters while Lieutenant M.H.McKay M.C. is a brother.
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