Series documents the educational credentials, death, and posthumous honours of Ada Janet Ross. The series includes her nursing diplomas and certifications, her death certificate and the commemoration of her war service and sacrifice by King George V.
Series records Ada Janet Ross’ enlistment and military service with the Canadian Army Medical Corps during the First World War. The series consists of a copy of her attestation papers, a travel form (authority to travel), correspondence, a dinner menu, and a souvenir programme to mark the fourth year of war.
Series consists of letters of condolence and an invitation addressed to Ada Janet Ross’ mother who was listed as the next of kin according to Miss Ross’ enlistment papers. The series provides information on the events that preceded Miss Ross’ death, the progression of her illness, and the unveiling of a memorial in honour of nursing sisters who died in the First World War.
The series consists of artifacts belonging to Ada Janet Ross which document her time as a nurse as well as her experience serving overseas. The series includes articles of clothing, medical equipment and personal items, as well as medals awarded to Miss Ross for her military service and sacrifice.
The series documents posthumous events related to Ada Janet Ross such as her death, burial and memorialization. The series consists of her will, a burial report and a programme for the dedication of the war memorial in the Peace Tower of the Canadian Parliament.
The collection reflects Ada Janet Ross’ nursing career and wartime experience from her nursing training, through to her death and posthumous honours. The records document her time at the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing, the Women’s Hospital in New York, the Selkirk Hospital, as well as her affiliations with the Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses, the Nursing Sisters, and the Canadian Army Medical Corps. The collection consists of certificates, programmes, forms, correspondence, photographs, postcards and artefacts which have been arranged into seven series.