Cecilia Quin (1865 - 1944)

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Nicknames: "Sister Ignatius"
Death: Died in Bloemfontein
Occupation: Sister
Managed by: Donovan Paul Penaluna
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Sister Ignatius taught music at Green Hill Convent for girls Bloemfontein for 60 years

WO 100/229 QSA Medal Roll p136 created at Roman Catholic Convent, Bloemfontein; July 15, 1901.

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Anglo Boer War Mentions in despatches - Army

LORD ROBERTS' RECOMMENDATIONS, April 2, 1901. In his despatch dated London, April 2, 1901, Earl Roberts brings forward the names of some who have in their civil or military capacity most prominently distinguished themselves, or whose services have come under his personal observation. In a later despatch his lordship proposes to deal with officers and other ranks of the Regular forces whose names have been brought forward by general officers under whom they have served, and with all ranks of Militia, Imperial Yeomanry, Volunteers, Indian and Civil Lists, and he trusts that the inevitable delay in publishing their names will not affect the date of their promotion or reward.

For Meritorious Services. In bringing the following to notice for meritorious services performed, Lord Roberts says it is impossible at this date to make the list complete, and junior officers especially will be brought to notice later.

Roman Catholic Convent, Bloemfontein-Mother Superior Francis de Sales; Sisters Adrian, Alphonsus, Evangelista, Ignatius, Lucian, Magdalen, Mary Louisa, Melanie, Philomena, Raphael, St Anne, St Leopold, St Louis, Stanislaus, Teresa.

The convent of Greenhill was A Roman Catholic institution, with 60 beds; these had the sisters as nurses resident in them. (from "The Sick and Wounded in South Africa : What I Saw and Said of Them and of the Army Medical System" by Mr. Burdett-Coutts )

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Cecilia Quin's Timeline

1865
1865
1944
1944
Age 79
Bloemfontein
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