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Knocker (later Love), Mary Ethel Corry (1883-1970)

Knocker (later Love), Sister Mary Ethel Corry, QAIMNSR (1883-1970) Nurse and midwife

About this work


Unpublished typescript memoir 'Through shadows and sunshine, 1914-1918', diaries, 1912-1921, and memorabilia, including photographs, 1912-1925, mainly relating to her nursing training and service as a nurse on the Western Front during the First World War



Physical description

1 box, 1 oversize folder

Acquisition note

This collection was given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in January 1999 by Sister Knocker's great-nephew Dr John Thackray.

Biographical note

Mary Ethel Corry Knocker was the daughter of Colonel Cuthbert and Janie Knocker of Dover. Born 21 Sep 1883 at Woolwich, she married Hugh McCaskey Love in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1921, and had one son, Cuthbert. She lived in the USA from 1921 until her death, 9 Dec 1970 at La Jolla, California.

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