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   Nurse Fanny Shortt
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 05/03/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Voluntary Aid Detachment (British Civilian)
Date Of Birth: 11/05/1888
Died: 26/12/1918 (Unknown)
Age: 30
Summary      
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance
  Maidenhead, Berkshire
Grave Ref: No Ref
CWGC Casualty 75462014
Summary      
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.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Shortt sisters Lists Frances as age 28, living with her sister at house 10 in Market House Street, Limavady, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Harriet Shortt Does not list Frances as living with her sister at house 7 in Curran, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
3 British Red Cross - WW1 Details of Nurse Fanny Shortt, Curran, Dungannon (2)
4 British Red Cross - WW1 Details of Nurse Fanny Shortt, Curran, Dungannon (1)
5 Ulster Memorials Listed on Dungannon War Memorial as A Shortt
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018