[Autograph book belonging to Sister Gertrude Skyring]

Place Europe: France, Haute-Normandie, Seine Maritime, Rouen
Accession Number PUB01504
Collection number Souvenirs 10 Collection (Autographs and Autograph Books) 1/1/27
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 18.5 cm x 13 cm x 2.3 cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Date made c.1917-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Autograph book containing autographs collected by Sister Gertrude May Skyring during her service as a nurse with the Australian Army Nursing Service during the First World War. The album contains autographs from members of the AIF, verse, sketches, photographs and philatelic material, including stamps and field service postcards. Also includes card certifying Sister Gertrude May Skyring is a member of the Returned Sailors' and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia, Queensland Branch.

Includes an autograph by Marion Lean Smith R.N., the first Indigenous woman from Australia to serve with the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service during the First World War.