Daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann (nee McManus) Adaway. Catherine enlisted in the Australian Army Nursing Service.
She served a s a Staff Nurse firstly at Ghezirch Hospital, Egypt then at No. 2 Australian General Hospital Boulogne, France and later at No. 3 Australian General Hospital Dartford, England. She returned to Australia on 16 November 1917.
She also nursed at the Liverpool Camp, New South Wales. She was discharged medically unfit on 18 March 1918. Afetr her discharge she went to America to nurse in various hospitals - Vancouver (Military Hospita lnursing patients from the U.S. Army), Seattle, Portland, Oregon, Chicago and New York.
She returned to California where she took up private engagements.
Brother Michael Parnell Adaway - 49780615
Native of Australia
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