TAINE, Elaine Howell
(Service number 22/549)

First Rank Staff Nurse Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Nurse
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. TAINE (moyther), 67 Easther Crescent, Kew, Dunedin
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 43rd Reinforcements New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps
Date 17 August 1918
Transport Ruahine
Embarked From Wellington Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

The 1915 Timaru Technical School roll book has an entry for Elaine H Taine. Her address was given as Timaru Hospital, and her occupation was “nurse”. She was enrolled in a course in invalid cookery.


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 January 2014]; Timaru Technical School Rolls (SCRoll web submission from J James, Mountainview High School, 15 April 2015)

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