Wilson, Grace Margaret, CBE, RRC (Matron, b.1879 - d.1957)

Accession Number PR01870
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary
Maker Wilson, Grace Margaret
Place made Egypt: Alexandria, Egypt: Cairo, France, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Mudros, Malta
Date made 1915; 1989
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Typed transcript (23 pages) of a diary written by Matron Grace Margaret Wilson covering the period July 1915 - March 1919. Matron Wilson served with the Australian Army Nursing Service at 3 Australian General Hospital in West Mudros and Lemnos, Greece and at Abbeville, France during the First World War. Matron Wilson describes caring for the wounded and dying during the Gallipoli campaign in 1915 and the lack of basic hospital essentials including water.

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