Australian first for Newcastle matron – how a trainee from Newcastle Hospital was awarded Australia’s first Royal Red Cross of the Great War
“horrible place much dirt, prickles and flies” – a Singleton nurse cares for casualties from Gallipoli on the Greek Island of Lemnos, August 1915
No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station takes a direct hit – how a Maitland nurse was awarded the Royal Red Cross
Annie Hocquard’s badges – a Stockton nurse in the final months of war
A girl from Kurri Kurri stows away – “Private” M Butler
A blazing plum pudding – Christmas celebrations 1918 lead to an accident at No 50 British General Hospital, Salonika
Sisters in arms – the four Lowrey girls from Stroud
Keeping spirits up – Edith Rush from Nelson Bay
With Staff Nurse Susan Greaves on No 22 Ambulance Train
© Christine Bramble 2013
Hoping to organise an interview for ABC Newcastle on this new website/blog. Our Afternoons presenter, Carol Duncan, would absolutely love to chat about bringing alll the information together for online.
Give me a call on 02 4922 1295 and we’ll organise a time to record something.
Nick Gerber- Afternoons Producer