Search results for Tuberculosis.

25 March 1918 : Nurse Patricia Irene Byron, US Army Nurse Corps


  Ms Byron graduated from Hope Hospital, Ft Wayne in 1906. Patricia was appointed Superintendent of the Allen County Tuberculosis Hospital soon afterwards. In the summer of 1917, she volunteered to be an Army nurse and was sent to Camp McArthur in Texas where she died, of tuberculosis, on 25 March 1918.   She is buried in Fullerton, Califor…

17 June 1917 : Air Mechanic Frank Waddington


Parents Isabella Waddington and step-father Barker Greenwood. At the 1901 Census Frank, age 8, lived in Burnley with his grandmother and his five adult cousins, who were all employed as weavers.  At the 1911 Census, after his mother had remarried, Frank was back with his family, the three children (Frank, Victor and Doris) family and their step…