Studio portrait of the matron and four sisters of the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) ...

Accession Number P02402.026
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, Hillingdon, Harefield
Date made 9 April 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of the matron and four sisters of the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) stationed at No. 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital (1AAH). Seated (front left) is Matron Ethel Gray. The other nurses are Sisters Laura Cumming Pratt (standing, top right); Emily Mills; Helena Chadwick and Marguerite Mills, exact positions unknown. Absent was Ruby Gourlay Kidd who was ill in hospital. They left Australia aboard the Osterley to prepare for the opening of 1AAH on 4 June 1915.