This is Clare Deacon from Tasmania. Clare worked, as a nurse for five years, on the Western Front during WW1 and was awarded the Military Medal (the highest medal for nurses) for bravery and it was pinned on her by King George V at Buckingham Palace. She was also awarded the 1914/15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal and is listed in the Dictionary of Biography of notable Australians.

This is Clare Deacon from Tasmania. Clare worked, as a nurse for five years, on…

Group of Australian AANS and QAIMNS nursing sisters on board the hospital ship: SS Assaye returning to Egypt from England, November 1915. B 57607.

Group of Australian AANS and QAIMNS nursing sisters on board the hospital ship: SS Assaye returning to Egypt from England, November 1915

The Other Anzacs: The Extraordinary Story Of Our World War I Nurses

Booktopia has The Other Anzacs, The extraordinary story of our World War I nurses by Peter Rees. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Other Anzacs online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Arrival of the first sisters on Lemnos Island. The nurses' experience of Gallipoli from their letters. For Australians, the image usually associated with 25 April, 1915 is that of Australian soldiers charging bravely up the steep and barren slopes of Gallipoli. Less appreciated is the picture of an Australian nurse on that same day attending to hundreds of battered and bleeding men on the decks and in the confined wards of a hospital ship…

This is a picture of some of the nurses who cared for hundreds of battered and bleeding men on the decks and in the confined wards of a hospital ship on the first ANZAC day. We know about their experiences from their letters.

Based on the diaries of an Australian nurse in World War 1. She cared for the wounded of Gallipoli and the Somme, and went on to become Australia's first plastic surgery nurse.

Kitty's War, The Remarkable Wartime Experiences of Kit McNaughton by Janet Butler

WWI Military Real Photograph OF AN Australian Nurse |

WWI Military Real Photograph OF AN Australian Nurse Anzac Girls, on Acorn Tv is their story

Studio portrait of Staff Nurse Dorothy Sevilla White, Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS), wearing her Army Nursing uniform. She served i...

Studio portrait of Staff Nurse Dorothy Sevilla White, Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS), wearing her Army Nursing uniform. She served in the AANS for four years, between 1914 and

ANZAC Girls, a brilliant new Aussie show highlighting the brave heroics of the nurses--Coming October 6 to http://acorn.tv!

ANZAC Girls, a brilliant new Aussie show highlighting the brave heroics of nurses

Australian Army Nursing Service Doll : Sister N C Morrice, 2 Australian General Hospital | Australian War Memorial. This doll was commercially produced by an unknown manufacturer. Sister Nellie Constance Morrice made an Australian Army Nursing Service outfit for the doll as a gift for her four year old niece Peggy in 1915.

Australian Army Nursing Service Doll : Sister N C Morrice, 2 Australian General Hospital


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