|Place||Asia: Philippines, Luzon, Manila|
|Object type||Black & white, Landscape|
|Physical description||Black & white, Landscape|
|Place made||Philippines: Luzon, Manila|
|Date made||4 September 1945|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) in Manila, after release from internment at ...
Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) in Manila, after release from internment at Yokohama, at a prisoner of war (POW) processing unit on their way home. The larger group of which they were part was made up of Australian Army nurses, civilian nurses from the Rabaul Government Hospital, Methodist Missionary nurses and a civilian, Mrs Bignell, all captured at Rabaul, and Mrs E. Jones, an American school teacher captured in the Aleutian Islands. This image shows only four of the six Australian Army nurses. The two not shown are Lieutenant (Lt) Eileen Callaghan who was very ill and was taken on board the American Hospital ship Marigold moored in Yokohama Bay and eventually returned to Australia on the hospital ship Tjitjalengka, and Lt Marjory Anderson who left Japan with the others but became ill on Okinawa, where she was kept for eight days before she was well enough to fly on to Manila and eventually Australia. Left to right: Lt Mavis Cullen; Lt Daisy (Tootie) Keast, Lt Lorna Whyte; Captain Kay Parker.