TARAKAN, BORNEO 1945-10-09. 110 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION. INTERIOR VIEWS OF WARDS. THROUGH WARD 1 PASSED THE MAJORITY OF SERIOUS SURGICAL CASES DURING THE EARLY DAYS OF THE TARAKAN CAMPAIGN. ...
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Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionTARAKAN, BORNEO 1945-10-09. 110 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION. INTERIOR VIEWS OF WARDS. THROUGH WARD 1 PASSED THE MAJORITY OF SERIOUS SURGICAL CASES DURING THE EARLY DAYS OF THE TARAKAN CAMPAIGN. LIEUTENANT DERRICK VC AND MANY OTHER AUSTRALIANS DIED IN THIS WARD, BUT MANY CRITICALLY WOUNDED MEN WERE SAVED. THIS UNIT SAVED A HIGHER PERCENTAGE OF ABDOMINAL WOUND CASES THAN ANY OTHER AUSTRALIAN CASUALTY CLEARANCE CASES OR AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL. QFX43184 SISTER A. WOOLEY (QLD) ATTENDING TO SX17065 SERGEANT P. M. BROCK. SISTER WOOLEY IS ONE OF ONLY SEVEN AUSTRALIAN SISTERS ON TARAKAN. (PHOTOGRAPHER LT W. N. PRIOR)