ID numberRCDIG0000861
TitleLetters to Alice Ross-King, 1917-1949
Collection numberPR02082
ClassificationDigitised Collection
Record typeFile
Item count5
Object typeLetters
Maker
  • Australian Red Cross Society
  • Birdwood, William Riddell
Place made
  • Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
  • Western Front
Date made1917-1918; 1949
Physical description5 Image/s captured
DescriptionLetters relating to the First World War and Second World War service of Sister Alice Ross-King, 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station. Included in this file are letters congratulating Ross-King on her award of the Military Medal and the Royal Red Cross. Also included are two citations from the Australian Red Cross Society relating to her award of the Florence Nightingale Medal.
This file contains:
Letter from General Sir William Birdwood to Alice Ross-King, 1 ANZAC Corps, 17 August 1917;
Letter from Matron-in Chief E. M. McCarthy to Alice Ross-King, Headquarters Line of Communication Area, BEF, 21 August 1917;
Letter from General Sir William Birdwood to Alice Ross-King, Headquarters, Australian Imperial Force, BEF, France, 9 June 1918;
Copy of Florence Nightingale Medal citation of Alice Appleford (nee Ross-King) from the Australian Red Cross Society, Melbourne, May 1949;
Copy of Florence Nightingale Medal citation of Alice Appleford (nee Ross-King) from the Australian Red Cross Society, Melbourne, September 1949.
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