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WAKELIN, Eliza (fl 1914-1918) {SAINT THOMAS HOSPITAL NURSE}

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4253
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WAKELIN, Eliza (fl 1914-1918) {SAINT THOMAS HOSPITAL NURSE}
Date(s): 1914-1918
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.07 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Wakelin | Eliza | fl 1914-1918 | nurse

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Eliza Wakelin was a Saint Thomas Hospital trained nurse. She was in charge of an ambulance train which was sent to the front line during the First World War to bring back the wounded to the Servicemen's hospital in Berkshire. She was awarded the Croix de Guerre for her work.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Collection comprises photographs of both the ambulance train and the servicemen's hospital in Berkshire showing servicemen and nurses [including Eliza Wakelin]; and two letters regarding Miss Wakelin's health.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Documents in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records were gifted to London Metropolitan Archives by Mrs Hobbs, Eliza Wakelin's Daughter-in-law, in 2000.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
August to October 2010.

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