It is believed Frances Fanny Shortt was born on 11th May 1888 in Doagh, County Antrim Fanny lived in Curran, Dungannon for a time. Nurse Fanny Shortt was 31 when she volunteered on 9th August 1918. Nurse Fanny Shortt served at Bermondsey Military Hospital in in Lewisham, London for a time. Nurse Fanny Shortt was serving with the Voluntary Aid Detachment when she died on active service on 26th December 1918. Nurse Fanny Shortt has no known grave and is commemorated on the United Kingdom Book of Remembrance.
The United Kingdom Book of Remembrance commemorates United Kingdom casualties of the two World Wars who were not formerly recorded by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The men and women remembered here are presently commemorated solely by their database and register entry. The Commission will continue to investigate the grave location details.