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Evelyn Verrall McKay

Evelyn Verrall McKay

Female 1892 - 1918  (25 years)

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  • Name Evelyn Verrall McKay 
    Born 24 Nov 1892  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Interesting military, war, story 
    Military WW1 - nurse 
    McKay,EvelynV.-WW1.jpg
    McKay,EvelynV.-WW1.jpg
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Student, College 
    Residence 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presbyterian 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Nuring Sister, Army Medical Service / No 3 Cdn. General Hospital 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Nursing Sister, Base Hospital (Milty) Toronto, Ontario 
    Misfortune 1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Occupation nurse 
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 85 Rose St. Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-45906P 
    Died 2 Nov 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Bronchopneumonia 
    Buried Terlincthun British Cemetery, Boulogne, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I45906  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father Mayor Mark Smith McKay,   b. 29 Feb 1848, Strichen, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1941, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Sarah Maria Verrall,   b. 23 Apr 1856, Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1935, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F14826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Evelyn Verrall McKay
    Evelyn Verrall McKay
    from Galt Collegiate Archives 2012

  • Notes 
    • Evelyn was a nurse born in Galt, Ontario, who enlisted in the Army Medical Service in 1915. In 1916 was stationed at the No. 3 Canadian General hospital in Boulogne France. She died on pneumonia 4 Nov 1918.

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-2 Page 11.

    2. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Galt 1911 Div. 14 Page 19.

    3. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Name:Evelyn Verrall McKay Death Date:4 Nov 1918 Rank:Nursing Sister Unit:3rd General Hospital, Canadian Army Medical Corps Cemetery:Terlincthun British Cemetery Cemetery Location:1 Mile North of Boulogne, France Burial Place:Boulogne, France

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      [SW] In loving memory/ of/ Ella Mabel/ daughter of/ Mark S. & Sarah M./ McKAY/ born Feb. 27, 1882/ died Sept. 24, 1905/ also her sister/ Evelyn Verrall/ McKAY/ Nursing sister/ died/ on active service/ Nov. 4, 1918/ in her 27th year/ Interred British Cemetery/ Wimillie Boulogne/ France/ McKAY

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1892 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Student, College - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Bronchopneumonia - 2 Nov 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Terlincthun British Cemetery, Boulogne, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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