Emily Pauline Ireland nee Cherry trained as a nurse at the Ballarat Hospital. She was a member of the Australian Army Nursing Service.  A Member of the staff of the 60th British General Hospital Salonica 1914-1918.

Her married name was Emily Ireland. She died on 02 July 1962, aged 72.

Emily is buried at the Ballarat Old Cemetery Area DN Row 9 Grave 3