Staff Nurse Alma Alberta McKNIGHT, 1886 – 1967

Connection to the Hunter Valley – Staff Nurse Alma McKnight was born in Patricks Plains, Singleton.   She is named on Singleton Citizens’ Memorial. There is also a Nurse K McKnight listed on the Warkworth Public School Roll of Honour, which is likely to be a mis-transcription of “A McKnight”.

Service – Australian  Army Nursing Service (AANS)

Detail of Singleton Citzens' Memorial in Birdwood Park.Photo:  A John Bramble

Detail of Singleton Citizens’ Memorial in Burdekin Park.
Photo: A John Bramble 2010

Service location – Egypt

Medals – British War Medal and Victory Medal

References:

National Archives of Australia B2455 MCKNIGHT A A

Nominal Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial (AWM) 133, 35-064

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

AWM J05657 (photograph)

Sydney Morning Herald, 31 December 1913

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© Christine Bramble 2013

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