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A group of Australian nurses rescued after being almost three and a half years with the Japanese.

Title
A group of Australian nurses rescued after being almost three and a half years with the Japanese.
Repository
Australian War Memorial Research Centre
Reference
019185
Date Range
September 1945
Description

?Manila, Philippines. September 1945. A group of Australian nurses rescued after being almost three and a half years with the Japanese. Seventeen were captured at Rabaul and one at Daviang early in 1942. They were then taken to Yokohama and kept there until 1943 when they were transferred to a camp at Totsuki about twelve miles away. The group included: Mavis Green of Raymond Terrace, NSW; Dorothy May of Sydney, NSW; Lorna Whyte of Hay, NSW; Jean Christopher of Kadina, SA; Jean McLellan of Weranga, Qld; Grace Kreuger of Townsville, Qld; Mistress K. D. Bignell of Rabaul; Eileen Callaghan of Woodville North, SA; Alice Bowman of Lawrence, NSW; J. O. Harris of Bowenfels, NSW; Jean Anderson of Grafton, NSW; Mavis Cullen of Yass, NSW; Kay Parker of Croydon; Dorothy Beal of Gladstone, Qld; Mistress Mary Goss of Binalong, NSW; Dora Wilson of Newcastle, NSW; Daisy Keast of Junee, NSW; Joyce McGahan of Warwick, Qld.

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