|Place||Oceania: Australia, Queensland, Brisbane|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Group portrait of medical staff who sailed with the First Expeditionary Force onboard HMAT Omrah ...
Group portrait of medical staff who sailed with the First Expeditionary Force onboard HMAT Omrah (A5) on 24 September 1914. Identified in the back row from left to right: Captain D Conrick; Sister Constance Mabel (Connie) Keys (later awarded Royal Red Cross and French Medaille Des Epidemies, Gold); and Captain Arthur Graham Butler (Regimental Medical Officer) (later a Colonel and the only Australian medical officer to be awarded a Distinguished Service Order for his aide work at Gallipoli). In the front row from left to right: Sister Eunice Muriel Harriett Paten (later awarded Royal Red Cross and served as Principal Matron, Northern Command during Second World War); Sister Bertha Mary Williams (seated) (later awarded Royal Red Cross); and Sister J M Hart.