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)
Service location – Egypt
Medals – British War Medal and Victory Medal
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