MacLeod, Lewis Ritchie
|Date made||c 1995|
Rwanda (UNAMIR), 1993 - 1996
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Corporal Robyn White, with camera equipment, and Major Peter Seaman, both of Australian Army ...
Corporal Robyn White, with camera equipment, and Major Peter Seaman, both of Australian Army Public Affairs, standing in front of the Headquarters of Australian Medical Support Force Rwanda.
This image relates to Captain Lewis MacLeod, a senior nursing officer with Australian Medical Support Force (AUSMED). MacLeod was awarded the Nursing Service Cross for his service in Rwanda and the citation reads 'For outstanding devotion and competency in the performance of nursing duties as the Operating Theatre Nursing Officer while serving with the Australian Medical Support Force in Rwanda'. AUSMED's initial task was to provide care to United Nations (UN) troops and UN Assistance Mission employees. AUSMED also assisted the local population, treating gunshot wounds, machete wounds, mine injuries and road trauma cases.