ARMFIELD, Mary Jane West RRC (Sister)

Place Africa: South Africa, Natal, Durban
Accession Number 3DRL/0540
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 items (1cm)
Object type Letters, Records
Location Main Bld: Research Centre
Maker Armfield, Mary Jane West
Date made 1884-1890
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/004/001

Correspondence dated 27/5/1884 and copy of Royal Warrant under which the award of the Royal Red Cross (RRC) was conferred to Sister Mary Armfield, the first Australian to receive such an award in 1883 for services rendered during the Zulu war of 1879. Sister Armfield was one of the Stafford House sisters in South Africa during the Zulu war.

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