|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Wilson, Grace Margaret
|Place made||Egypt: Alexandria, Egypt: Cairo, France, Greece: Aegean Islands, Lemnos, Mudros, Malta|
|Date made||1915; 1989|
First World War, 1914-1918
Wilson, Grace Margaret, CBE, RRC (Matron, b.1879 - d.1957)
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.