Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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05/03/2018 Miss Fanny Shortt is named on Dungannon War Memorial as Nurse Shortt.
05/03/2018 Nurse Fanny Shortt has no known grave and is commemorated on the United Kingdom Book of Remembrance. This register is maintained at CWGC Head Office in Maidenhead, Berkshire.
05/03/2018 The ‘History of Tullyniskan’ book records a Frances Emma Shortt, Military Hospital.
05/03/2018 Records seem to suggest she was working in Belfast at the time, but no death record can be found on GRONI.
05/03/2018 Nurse Fanny Shortt was serving with the Voluntary Aid Detachment when she died on active service on 26th December 1918.
05/03/2018 Nurse Fanny Shortt served at Bermondsey Military Hospital in in Lewisham, London for a time.
05/03/2018 Nurse Fanny Shortt was 31 when she volunteered on 9th August 1918.
05/03/2018 There are two census listings below, but it is thought they relate to a different Frances Curran. It seems to be sheer coincidence that one came to live in Curran, Edendork.
05/03/2018 Fanny lived in Curran, Dungannon for a time. There are two Curran townlands in the Dungannon area, one near Benburb and another near Edendork.
05/03/2018 It is believed Frances Fanny Shortt was born on 11th May 1888 in Doagh, County Antrim (GRONI Ref. U/1888/5/1001/11/323).
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