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P01360.002

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ID number P01360.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Place made Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos
Date made 21 October 1915
Physical description Black & white

Description

THE MINISTER AND WITNESSES GATHER AROUND THE BRIDE AND GROOM AFTER THEIR WEDDING AT THE CHURCH CAMP, INFANTRY BASE DETAILS, WEST LEMNOS, ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF MUDROS HARBOUR. THE BRIDE IS STAFF NURSE CLARICE JESSIE DALEY, AUSTRALIAN ARMY NURSING SERVICE (AANS), 3RD AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (3AGH), AND THE GROOM IS SERGEANT ERNEST ALFRED LAWRENCE (REGIMENTAL NO. 8) OF THE 4TH AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT, MACHINE GUN SECTION. STANDING, LEFT TO RIGHT: CHAPLAIN H. WINTER, THE OFFICIATING MINISTER, PROBABLY BRITISH, AND THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE CHURCH CAMP; THE NURSE BESIDE HIM AND THE NURSE ON THE FAR RIGHT ARE STAFF NURSE BEULAH R. MCMINN AND STAFF NURSE MARY MCILROY BOTH OF THE 3AGH (IT IS NOT KNOWN WHICH IS WHICH), GODFREY F.G. MORTON; MATRON GRACE M. WILSON, 3AGH; QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT ALFRED J. BAKER, 1ST FIELD AMBULANCE. THE MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE IS HELD IN THE PRIVATE RECORDS COLLECTION OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL. (DONOR J.D. LAWRENCE)