Staff Nurse Anne Ruth, “Annie” WILSON, 1887 – ?

Connection to the Hunter Valley – Staff Nurse Annie Wilson is named on the East Maitland Citizens’ Memorial.  Annie was born in Sydney but her family moved to the Hunter Valley when she was still a baby.  Her younger siblings were born in Scone.  At the time she enlisted her place of residence was East Maitland.

East Maitland Citizens' Memorial and inset detail. Photo:  A John Bramble

East Maitland Citizens’ Memorial and inset detail
Photo: A John Bramble 2010

Training and experience – possibly trained at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Service – Australian  Army Nursing Service (AANS)

Service location – Egypt

Medals, awards and mentions – British War Medal and Victory Medal

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References:

National Archives of Australia B2455 WILSON ANNE RUTH

Nominal Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial (AWM) AWM133, 57-037

Embarkation Roll of the First AIF AWM Nurses (July 1915 – November 1918)

Sydney Morning Herald, 22 December 1911 & 9 July 1919

Newcastle Morning Herald, 9 May 1918

Maitland Mercury, 18 August 1919, (“A. N. Wilson”)

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© Christine Bramble 2013

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