Sister Ethel Maude RENTZSCH
Ethel Maude RENTZSCH; born on 5 April 1970 in Hackney, London the daughter of Benjamin and Marie (Edith) Rentzsch. Educated at Notting Hill High School, and trained as a nurse at King’s College Hospital, London, between 1896 and 1899.
Ethel Rentzsch was appointed as a Staff Nurse to Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service in May 1905 and promoted Sister in 1909.
She had a brother, Sigismund Rentzsch, which suggests the family were descended from the well known nineteenth century watchmaker of the same name. Ethel Rentzsch died in Brighton in 1941.
See the names index for dates on which she is mentioned in Edie's
Update July 2013:
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