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Mary Keir Beairsto
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Mary Keir Beairsto Nursing Sister Canadian Army Medical Corps May 2, 1883 Yarmouth, NS July 24, 1918 Halifax NS Two years with the AMC Halifax, NS 35 5 feet, 6 inches Brown Single Presbyterian Graduate Nurse Jane Beairsto (Mother) Amherst, NS July 2, 1919 Mary Beairsto served at the Rockhead Military Hospital from April 1916 until her enlistment in 1918. Nursing Sister Beairsto served in Canada with the Canadian Army Medical Corps Training Depot No. 6, Prince Edward Island Military Convalescent Hospital, Camp Hill and Subsidiaries, Halifax, NS. On March 1, 1919 Nursing Sister Beairsto began to feel not as well as usual; however, she continued to work until May 17. She was admitted to hospital and test reports were positive for tuberculous. It was recommended she spend six months in a Sanatorium. No longer able to work as a Nursing Sister in the Canadian military, she was discharged on July 2, 1919.
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