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Ross-King, Alice, MM (Sister, b.1887 - d.1968)

Collection Title
Ross-King, Alice, MM (Sister, b.1887 - d.1968)
Repository
Australian War Memorial Research Centre
Reference
PR02082
Date Range
1915 - 1949
Description

Papers of Sister Alice Ross-King who served with the Australian Army Nursing Service during the First World War. The collection consists of her three diaries, a typed transcript of the diaries, a Florence Nightingale certificate and three Red Cross citations. The diaries cover the years 1915-1919 when she worked in Egypt (1st Australian General Hospital), Rouen (1st Australian General Hospital), St Omar (10th Stationary Hospital) and Armentieres (2nd Casualty Clearing Station). In one entry Alice Ross-King recounts events for which she earned a Military Medal while working at the 2nd Casualty Clearing Station.
1. Three diaries, covering Janaury 1915-February 1919, written by Alice Ross-King during service as a nurse with the Australian Army Nursing Service during First World War, and post-War voyage home to Australia.
2. Typed transcript of diaries (90 pages).
3. Certificate for award of Florence Nightingale Medal (1949).
4. Three citations from various Red Cross offices for the Florence Nightingale Medal.

Formats
Diary, Documents, Typescript, Certificate and Letters
Access
Open

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