• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000975

Joyce Catherine Anne Connolly (née Patterson), as a Flight Officer, Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service, interviewed by Angie Michaelis for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45

  • Repository Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
  • Reference S00567
  • Date Range 26-Mar-89 - 26-Mar-89
  • Description

    1 hr 50 min. Oral history Discussing nursing training; reasons for enlistment in Air Force; nursing duties at Point Cook, Vic; embarkation for New Guinea; description of journey to Kiriwina, Trobrian Islands; pay rate for RAAFNS; contact with American servicemen; leisure; description of Air Evacuation Scheme; categories of injuries that required Air Evacuation Services; nursing duties during air evacuation flights; nursing POWS.

  • Formats Cassette
  • Access Onsite use only

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  • See also
    • Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service (RAAFNS) (1940 - )