Connection to the Hunter Valley – Sister Jean Douglas is named on Merewether Memorial Gates (Nurse J Douglas) and Adamstown Citizens’ Memorial (Sister J D Douglas). Her husband Captain John Campbell Douglas served overseas with the Australian Army Medical Corps.
Training and experience – trained Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Jean joined the Australian Trained Nurses’ Association sometime before November 1915.
Service – Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS)
Service and service location – Jean is presumed to have been a member of the Australian Army Nursing Service and based at No 4 Australian General Hospital (AGH) Randwick – there is no service record for Jean in the National Archives but she is named as next-of-kin on her husband’s attestation paper, at address “No 4 Military Hospital, Randwick”.
Australasian Nurses’ Journal, Vol XIII No 11, November 1915, p.405
Records of Jean’s husband, Captain John Campbell Douglas: National Archives of Australia B2445 DOUGLAS J C
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