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Jane Joseph OBE "Janie"

Born:
1 Tevet 5621 (14 December 1860)
Died:
7 Iyyar 5718 (27 April 1958)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
JOS1456
Gender:
Female

Birth

Date of birth:
1 Tevet 5621 (14 December 1860)
Place of birth:
Middlesex, London

Death

Date of death:
7 Iyyar 5718 (27 April 1958)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
London

Places

Addresses

8 Buckland Crescent Hampstead, London (1961)
41 South Hill Park, Hampstead (1881)
82 Goldhurst Terrace, Hampstead (1901)
63 Canfield Gardens, Flat 2, Hampstead (1939)
Where she was living when she died:
6 Alexandra Mansions, St Mary’s Terrace, Paddington, London.
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Family

Siblings

Joshua Joseph (male)
Annie Joseph (female)
Florence Joseph (female)
Hettie Joseph (female)

Parents

Father: David Joseph (male)
Mother: Fanny (female)

Homefront

Occupation:
Voluntary Aid Detatchment Nurse

Military Record

Assignments
Posting:
Aug. '14 - Feb. '15. Organised relief work rooms for girls unemployed on account of the declaration of war.
Oct '14 - Feb. '15. Nursed at Nose Throat & Ear Hosp; Golden Sq. W.1. March '15 - May '15. Nursed at Beech House Military Hospital
May. '15 - Aug '15. Nurse at King George Hospital.
Aug: '15 - Aug. '18. Nursed at Beech House Military Hospital
Aug: '18 - Still serving. Commandant at Tudor House Military Hospital.
Campaigns:
Originally listed as living on her own means on the census, by 1911 she is listed as a Teacher. During the First World War, however, she became a VAD, a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment.
Medals:
MBE - Member of the British Empire
OBE - Order of the British Empire

Other Occupations

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