BALIKPAPAN, BORNEO, 19 JULY 1945. EIGHT AANS (AUSTRALIAN ARMY NURSING SERVICE) SISTERS, THE FIRST ...

Place Asia: Borneo, Balikpapan
Accession Number 111665
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

BALIKPAPAN, BORNEO, 19 JULY 1945. EIGHT AANS (AUSTRALIAN ARMY NURSING SERVICE) SISTERS, THE FIRST AT BALIKPAPAN SINCE THE OBOE 2 OPERATION LANDING, ARRIVED ON THE 2/2 HOSPITAL SHIP, SS WANGANELLA, TO TAKE UP DUTIES AT 2/3 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION. SHOWN, THE SISTERS STANDING IN A GROUP SOON AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE: LIEUTENANT (LT) M RAMAGE (1); LT U F LYNAS (2); LT M A ANDERSON (3); CAPTAIN C BOX (4); LT F FOULKES (5); LT M PRUNTY (6); LT S M PHILLIPS (7); LT M M MALCOLM (8).