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This page updated 15 May 2010

Australian Army Nurses who died
during or as a result of War Service, since the Boer War

compiled by Phyllis Wilson
of the Returned and Service Nurses Club of Victoria

The names of the nurses listed below were included in a list of names to be commemorated in the Australian Service Nurses National Memorial  recently dedicated in Canberra.

Any additions to the lists below will be welcome.    Email Lenore Frost at:  lenore.frost@optusnet.com.au   Please put "Returned and Service Nurses Memorial" in the subject line. 


Australian Nurses who died during, or as a result of War Service,
since the Boer War

BOER WAR

NAME BORN DIED/BURIED DATE OF DEATH
HINES, Frances Emma, Sr Apsley, Vic Bulawayo, South Africa 7 Aug 1900
   
WORLD WAR 1

NAME
BORN
DIED/BURIED
DIED
Age
BICKNELL, Louisa  Annie, Sr Abbotsford, Vic Egypt/Cairo 25 Jun 1915
CLARE, Emily, Sr Footscray, Vic India 17 Oct 1918 28
DICKINSON, Ruby, Sr Forbes, NSW Cowley, Middlesex 23 Jun 1918 32
GREWAR, Gertrude Agnes, Sr Swanwater, Vic Waverley General Cemetery, NSW 24 May 1921
HENNESSY, May, Sr Castlemaine, Vic Bendigo, Vic 9 Apr 1919 25
KNOX, Hilda Mary, Sr Benalla, Vic France/ St Sever Cemetery,  Rouen 17 Feb 1917 33
MCPHAIL, Irene, S/Nurse Echuca, Vic Brighton General Cemetery, Vic 4 Aug 1920
MOORHOUSE, Edith Ann,  Sr Undera, Vic France/Lille Southern Cemetery 24 Nov 1918 33
MORETON, Letetia Gladys, Sr Brim, Vic India, Quetta Govt  Cemetery 11 Nov 1916 26
MOWBRAY, Norma Violet,
     Staff Nurse
St George, Qld Cairo War Memorial Cemetery 21 Jan 1916 32
MUNRO, Gertrude Evelyn, Sr Ballarat, Vic Greece/ Mikra British Cemetery, Salonika 10 Sep 1918 36
NUGENT, Lily, Staff Nurse
St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
21 Feb 1918

O'GRADY, Amy Veda,  Sr Castlemaine, Vic India/Bombay 12 Aug 1916 41
O'KANE, Rosa, Sr Charters Towers, Qld Woodman's Point, WA 21 Dec 1918 27
PORTER, Katherine, 
      Agnes   Lawrence,  Sr
Milton, NSW NSW/Waverley Cemetery 16 Jul 1919
POWER, Kathleen, Sr Ireland, enlisted
Melbourne
India/Bombay (Sewri)  Cemetery 13 Aug 1918 28
RIDGWAY, Doris Alice, Sr Salters Springs Woodman's Point, WA 6 Jan 1919 27
ROTHERY, Elizabeth, Sr Hensingham Beechworth, Vic 15 Jun 1918 33
STAFFORD, Mary 
    Florence, Sr
Nyngan, NSW Torres Park, SA 20 Mar 1919 27
THOMPSON, Ada  Mildred, Sr Dubbo, NSW Western Australia 1 Jan 1919 33 
TYSON, Fanny Isobel 
    Catherine, Sr
Balranald, NSW Wiltshire, UK/Sutton Veny 
Churchyard
20 Apr 1919 28
WALKER, Jean Miles, Mtrn Tasmania Wiltshire, UK/Sutton Veny 
Churchyard
30 Oct 1918 39
WATSON, Beatrice 
    Middleton, Sr
Elsternwick, Vic Egypt/Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery 2 Jun 1916 34 
WILLIAMS, Blodwyn 
     Elizabeth, Sr
Ballarat, Vic Caulfield/ Ballarat Cemetery 24 May 1920 38


WORLD WAR II

             NAME             BORN        DIED/BURIED DATE OF DEATH
ADAMS, Margaret Lamont, Capt East Malvern, Vic "Centaur"/ at Sea (SWPA) 14 May1943
ATKINSON, Marguerite May, Sr Crows Nest, NSW Tamworth 13 Dec 1942
BALFOUR-OGILVY, Elaine Lenore, Sr 
Renmark, SA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
BATES, Louvinia Mary Isabella, Sr South Perth, WA Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
BEARD, Alma May, Sr Toodyay, WA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
BRIDGE, Alda Joyce, Sr Stoney Creek/via Scone, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
CALNAN, Ellenor, Sr The Rock, NSW Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
CASSON, Florence Rebecca, Sr Willaston, SA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
CLARKE, Mary Dorothea, Sr Rylstone, NSW Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
*CONNELL, Joan, Sr
Melbourne 17 May 1942
COX, Florence Adelaide, Capt Nedlands, WA Perth, WA 30 Dec 1945
*CRAIG, Marie Eileen, Sr, M.I.D.
New Guinea 18 Sep 1945
CUTHBERTSON, Mary Elizabeth, Sr Ballarat, Vic Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
DAVIS, Winnie May, Capt Clarence River, NSW Sumatra 19 Jul 1945
DeMESTRE, Margaret Augusta, Sr Bollingen, NSW Hospital Ship "Manunda"/ Darwin 19 Feb 1942
DOIDGE, Doris Irene, Lt Kyabram, Vic Melbourne 26 Apr 1944
DONOHUE, Ellen, Capt Townsville, QLD Townsville 30 Nov 1946
DORSCH, Hilda Millicent Maria, Sr Hove, SA Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
DRUMMOND, Irene Melville, Matron Millswood, SA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
ELMES, Dorothy Gwendoline Howard, Sr Armadale, Vic Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
ENNIS, Caroline Mary, Sr Swan Hill, Vic
Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
EUNSON, Marion Watt, Sr Coburg, Vic Northern Territory 8 Dec 1942
FAIRWEATHER, Lorna Florence, Sr Broadview, SA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
FARMANER, Peggy Everett, Sr Claremont, WA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
FINCH, Nancy Mary, Staff Nurse Molong, NSW Tamworth, NSW 15 Nov 1940
FOULKES, Francesca Mary, Lt Chester, UK Enlisted NSW Sydney, NSW 17 Jan 1946
FREEMAN, Rubina Dorothy, Sr Ararat, Vic Sumatra 8 Aug 1945
GARDAM, Dora Shirley, Sr Youngstown, TAS Banka Island 4 Apr 1945
GAY, Joan Margaret, Staff Nurse Lane Cove, NSW Palestine 13 Feb 1941
HALLIGAN, Clarice Isobel, Sr Kew, Vic Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
HARRIS, Nancy, Sr North Sydney, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
HAULTAIN, Helen Francis Jane Cynthia, Sr Ingleburn, NSW "Centaur"/At sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
HEMPSTED, Pauline Blanche, Capt Graveville, QLD Sumatra 19 Mar 1945
HODGSON, Minnie Ivy, Sr Yearlering, WA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
HUGHES, Gladys Laura, Lt Waiki, NZ, enlisted Victoria Sumatra 31 May 1945
JACKSON, Margaret, Lawrence,  Sr Urangan, QLD Queensland 30 Sep 1942
JEWELL, Sarah Anne, Matron Mortlake, NSW "Centaur"/ At Sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
KEATS, Ellen Louisa, Sr Dulwich, SA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
KERR, Janet, Sr Woodstock, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
KING, Evelyn Veronica, Sr Darlington Point, NSW "Centaur"/At sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
KINSELLA, Kathleen, Sr Cora Lynn, Vic Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
*LONG, Sheila Mary, Sr
Melbourne 15 Jan 1946
MITTELHEUSER, Pearl Beatrice, Capt Bundaberg, QLD Sumatra 18 Aug 1945
MORTON, Edith Mary, Staff Nurse Manly, NSW Eritrea   updated
16 Dec 1941
MOSTON, Myrle, Capt Darlinghurst, NSW "Centaur"/At Sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
McDONALD, Gladys Myrtle, Sr Cowell, SA "Vyner Brook"/At sea (SWPA) updated
14 Feb 1942
McFARLANE, Mary Hamilton, Sr Cowell, SA "Centaur"/At Sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
McGLADE, Mary Eleanor, Sr Wyalong, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
McMAHON, Bernadine Theresa, Sr Northam, WA Victoria 3 Sep 1945
McPHAIL, Lilian Elaine, Sr Hawthorn, Vic Egypt 1 Sep 1941
NEUSS, Kathleen Margaret, Sr Inverell, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
O'DONNELL, Alice Margaret, Sr Myrtleford, Vic "Centaur"/At sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
PASCHKE, Olive Dorothy, Matron Dimboola, Vic Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
PRIDEAUX, Nita Alice, Lt Charters Towers, QLD QLD 19 Oct 1943
RAYMONT, Wilhelmina Rosalie, Lt Largs Bay, SA Sumatra 8 Feb 1945
*ROBERTSON, Gwendoline Hope, Sr
Adelaide 7 May 1945
RUTHERFORD, Eileen Mary, Capt Tallarook, Vic "Centaur"/ At Sea, (SWPA) 14 May 1943
RUSSELL, Lavinia Joan, Sr Hurstville, NSW Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
SALMON, Florence Aubin, Sr Punchbowl, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
SCHUMAN, Marjorie, Sr Queenscliffe, NSW Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
SHAW, Edna Alice, Sr Campsie, NSW "Centaur"/ At Sea (SWPA) 15 May 1943
*SHEAH, Verdun Bernice, Sr
New Guinea 15 Nov 1945
SINGLETON, Irene Ada, Lt Maffra, Vic Sumatra 20 Feb 1945
SMITH, Lillian Winifred, Lt 'Upper Barron' via Atherton, QLD Queensland 17 Jun 1945
STEWART, Esther Sarah Joan, Sr Brisbane, QLD Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
STEVENSON, Frances Amy Lt Alexandra, Vic Victoria 14 Mar 1944
STEVENSON, Heather Lillian, Lt Brisbane, Qld Queensland 25 Nov 1945
TAIT, Mona Margaret Anderson, Sr Newcastle, NSW Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
THIEDEKE, Cynthia Mabel, Sr Wellington Point, QLD Ceylon 27 Sep 1942
THOMAS, Gladys Margaret, Matron
Egypt 1 Sep 1941
TRENERRY, Annie Merle, Sr Moonta, SA Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
WALKER, Wendy Jenny, Sr South Yarra, Vic "Centaur"/ At Sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
WIGHT, Rosetta Joan, Sr Fish Creek, Vic Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
WILMOTT, Sr Coma, WA Banka Island 16 Feb 1942
WILTON, Mona Margaret, Sr Allansford, Vic Banka Island 14 Feb 1942
WYLLIE, Doris Joyce, Sr Bundaberg, QLD "Centaur"/ At Sea (SWPA) 14 May 1943
 * Denotes service with the RAAF Nursing Service

VIETNAM WAR

BLACK, Barbara Frances,
                               
Vung Tau, Viet Nam  Mar 1971


Australian Army Nursing Links
Abbott, Joan Stevenson, AANS 
ANZAC Day - the Nurses
Army Nurses Memorial, Augusta, WA
Australian Army Nursing Service  Australian Women's Archives Project
Australian Army Nursing Service, WW2 
Australian Nurses in Vietnam 
Australian Nursing Federation
Australian Service Nurses National Memorial   updated
Australian Service Nurses National Memorial 

Basetti, Jessie, AANS 
Brave Women of the South Pacific  Extensive site on WW2 nurses
Conyers, Evelyn Augusta, Matron-in-Chief, AANS, WW1  updated
Espie, Nell, RAANC - Experience of Nursing Battle Casualties in Korea 

Hanna, Jean, AANS, WW2 

Kenny, Elizabeth, Sr

Maffra Library War Memorials  
Melville, Ellen (Lenny) AANS, WW1 

New Zealand Military Nurses 
Nurses for the Front      New Zealand
Nurses - medical  A range of pages on AANS 
Nurses' Memorial, Point Walter, WA 
Penrith WW1 Nurses 

Roll of Honour - Tasmanian Service Women, World War 2  
updated
Sage, Annie Moriah,(1895-1969) Matron, WW2  updated
Stockwell, Margaret - biography, WW2 

Stolen Years - Pat Gunter, AANS, POW 
Victorian Nurses in the Boer War
Vietnam Nurses 

Wilson, Grace Margaret, Matron, AANSupdated



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