Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gladys Maude Mary Wake

In memory of:

Nursing Sister Gladys Maude Mary Wake

May 21, 1918

France

Military Service


Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Nursing Service

Division:

1st Canadian General Hospital

Additional Information


Born:

December 13, 1883
Esquimalt, British Columbia

Enlistment:

June 10, 1916
London, Ontario

Daughter of Gervas Fountayne and Amy Rosamond Wake, of Compton Hill, Malvern, Worcestershire, England. Nursing Sister Wake was a graduate of Royal Jubilee Hospital School of Nursing, Victoria, British Columbia, Class of 1912.

Commemorated on Page 517 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXVIII. L. 5.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Gladys Wake – © IWM (WWC H22-10)
  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Funeral Procession
  • Funeral Procession – funeral procession
Credit: William Rider-Rider / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-002562
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Eyewitness Account – Eyewitness Account of Bombing-1
from the Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front
which can be found on http://www.archive.org/
  • Eyewitness Account – Eyewitness Account of Bombing-pg 2
from the Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front
which can be found on http://www.archive.org/
  • Eyewitness Account – Eyewitness Account of Bombing-pg 3
from the Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front
which can be found on http://www.archive.org/
  • Eyewitness Account – Eyewitness Account of Bombing-pg 4
from the Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front
which can be found on http://www.archive.org/
  • War Diary – War Diary 1
Report of the German air raid on 1 Canadian General Hospital,
Etaples, France
  • War Diary – War Diary 2
The aftermath of the air raid on 1 Canadian General Hospital,
Etaples, France, is reported.
  • The Royal Jubilee Hospital School of Nursing Memorial Scroll
  • Grave Marker
  • Grave Marker – We visited the military cemetery at Staples on 27th October 2015 with flowers. My children each chose a grave for their flowers at random

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