P03730.001

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P03730.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour - Print hand coloured black & white
Maker Unknown (Photographer)
Date made c 1941

Description

Studio portrait of NFX125936 Sister Myrle Mary Eileen Moston AANS, 2/3 Australian Hospital Ship Centaur, killed in action at sea after the Centaur was sunk by a torpedo from a Japanese submarine on 14 May 1943. Of the 322 crew and staff, only 64 survived, including Sister Ellen Savage, the only survivor from twelve nursing sisters.