Notebook of Mary Anne 'Bessie' Pocock, April 1900 - September 1902

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Accession Number RCDIG0001505
Collection number PR05050
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Notebook
Physical description 36 Image/s captured
Maker Pocock, Mary Anne 'Bessie'
Place made France, South Africa: Cape Colony, South Africa: Transvaal, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Date made 1900-1902
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Notebook relating to the Boer War service of Mary Anne ‘Bessie’ Pocock, New South Wales Army Nursing Service Reserve (NSWANSR). The entries in this notebook span the period 24 April 1900 to 1 September 1902, during which time she served with the 2nd Stationary Hospital at East London (until June 1900), and then with the 17th Stationary Hospital at Middelburg until the end of the war. Entries contain addresses and salary expenses, as well as a detailed entry on Pocock’s travels through Europe following the war.