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RAAF Nursing Service model their flying uniform

Title
RAAF Nursing Service model their flying uniform
Repository
Australian War Memorial Research Centre
Reference
P00784.016
Date Range
c. 1944
Description

Black and white photograph of a group of members of the RAAF Nursing Service model outdoors their flying uniform of khaki shirt, slacks, gaiters, blue boots and blue forage caps. Blue fur-lined jackets were also worn at high altitudes. Specially selected sisters were trained for duty with the first complete Medical Air Evacuation Transport Unit whereby a sister and a medical orderly were allotted to each aircraft used for evacuating casualties from forward areas.

Formats
Photograph
Access
Open

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