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.
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
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
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© Christine Bramble 2013