Portrait of Sister Betty Crocker, Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps (RAANC), modelling the a ...

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Accession Number P02044.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, St Kilda Road, Victoria Barracks
Date made 1951
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Korea, 1950-1953
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Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Portrait of Sister Betty Crocker, Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps (RAANC), modelling the a new RAANC uniform, worn with black stockings, black lace up shoes, black leather gloves and a black shoulder strap handbag. Tailored in Adelaide, this particular uniform was the very first one made to the new pattern and issued for the new RAANC (as distinct from its predecessor the Royal Australian Army Nursing Service). It was issued to Sister Crocker, the first Sister to enlist for Korea in South Australia.