Australian Army Nurses prior to boarding HMAT Kyarra (A55). All are unidentified except Staff ...

Accession Number PB0518
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original half plate negative
Maker Barnes, Josiah
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Port Melbourne
Date made 7 September 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Description

Australian Army Nurses prior to boarding HMAT Kyarra (A55). All are unidentified except Staff Nurse (SN) Bessie Perry who is one of the group at far left and identified by her suitcase. SN Perry, aged 39 at enlistment, disembarked at Bombay India on 6 October 1917 where she served in various British Army hospitals. She was promoted to Sister and returned to Australia on 1 October 1919.

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