See also

Olivia May WILLING (1921-1941)

Name: Olivia May WILLING1
Sex: Female
Father: Francis Moreton WILLING (1888-1970)
Mother: Nellie Louise WRIGHT (1891-1959)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 29 May 1921 Alberta, Canada
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 18) Churchstow, Devon, England2
Trowbridge Farm
Death 20 Mar 1941 (age 19) Plymouth, Devon, England
Burial 27 Mar 1941

Individual Note

Olivia was one of 6 nurses killed in the Plymouth Blitz on the night of 20 March 1941. She had stayed at her post on the children's ward, comforting the terrified children who had taken shelter under their beds. in the City Hospiital, Plymouth. The ward was hit by a high explosive bomb and 23 children were killed as well as the nurses.


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2"Census 1939 Churchstow, Devon, England RG101 1939 Register (Mary Martha Wright)" (RG101 1939 Register).