Staff Nurse Genevieve Nimmo “Vera” HOCQUARD, c.1891 – 1970

Connection to the Hunter Valley – The Hocquard family lived in Stockton.  Staff Nurse Genevieve ‘Vera’  Hocquard is named on the Stockton Citizens’ Memorial.  Her sister Annie Elsie Hocquard also joined the AANS.

Stockton Citizens’ Memorial
Photo: A John Bramble 2010

Training and experience – Vera graduated Maitland Hospital in 1916.  She worked there after graduation and before enlisting.

Service – Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS)

Service location – Salonika and UK

Medals – British War Medal and Victory Medal

             References:

National Archives of Australia B2455 HOCQUARD G N

Embarkation Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial Nurses (July 1915 – November 1918)

Sydney Morning Herald, 30 June 1919

Australasian Nurses’ Journal, Vol XVII No 8 August 1919

Esme Meehan, Maitland Hospital, the way we were, the author, Largs NSW, 1996

Do you know more?

© Christine Bramble 2013

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