Kathleen THOMPSON [c.1908-2002]
After training as a nurse in New Zealand, Kathleen Thompson went to Britain in 1936 and joined the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service.
In Hong Kong she served as matron of St. Albert's Hospital during the hostilities.
She went to Britain after the war and became Assistant Director of the Army Nursing Sevice (rank: Lieutenant-Colonel). After retirement in the 1960s she returned to New Zealand and died at the age of 94.
Arthur E. Gomes Newsletter, undated but probably March 2002