Doherty, Muriel Knox, RRC (Matron, AANS and RAAF Nursing Service)

Accession Number 3DRL/2518
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 archive box; 6 custom boxes; 1 oversized flat item
Object type Album, Letters, Papers
Maker Doherty, Muriel Knox
Date made 1914-1954
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/027/005
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to Matron Muriel Know Doherty, AANS and RAAF Nursing Service, First and Second World Wars.

Collection consists of:
Items 1-5: Five diaries written between 1939 and 1945.
Item 6: WW2 AANS scrapbook containing personal papers, official records, badges of rank, buttons, greeting cards, souvenirs, newscuttings and photographs.
Item 7: WW2 RAAF Nursing Service scrapbook containing personal papers, official records, badges of rank, chevrons, buttons, honours, service papers, greeting cards, souvenirs, newscuttings and photographs (includes history and photographs of medical Air Evacuation Unit)
Item 8: WW2 VAs and AAMNS scrapbook containing official records, correspondence, newscuttings and souvenirs.
Item 9: WW1 scrapbook mainly concerning voluntary organisations including Doherty's service as a VAD, personal papers, booklets, souvenirs, buttons (Button Day Appeals) and photographs.
Item 10: Photograph album inscribed "Presented to Matron Hetherington as a token of esteem from boys of Reinga, August 20th 1916".
Item 11: Sixteen letters to and/or from Doherty.
Item 12: Service papers (6 items)
Item 13: Various booklets and periodicals
Item 14: Badges pinned to board (23 badges mainly representing voluntary organisations)
Item 15: Cloth Map of the Dardanelles.

Other material has also been deposited with the Mitchell Library, the NSW College of Nursing and the Museum of Nursing, RPAH.