Connection to the Hunter Valley – Staff Nurse Annie Milligan was born in Muswellbrook, trained at Newcastle Hospital and is named on Muswellbrook Citizens’ Memorial.
Training and experience – trained Newcastle Hospital, qualified for membership of the Australian Trained Nurses’ Association in 1913. Selected by the State Board of Health to take care of nursing arrangements during the outbreak of smallpox at Quirindi in 1914.
Service – Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS)
Service location – Salonika
Medals – British War Medal and Victory Medal
National Archives of Australia B2455 MILLIGAN ANNIE BEATRICE
Nominal Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial (AWM) 133, 36-133
Embarkation Roll of the First AIF AWM Nurses (July 1915 – November 1918)
AWM A01240 (group photo)
Sydney Morning Herald, 25 June 1913 (accessed from Trove, 3 June 2012)
Muswellbrook Chronicle, 22 August 1914 (accessed from Trove, 2 January 2014)
Audrey Armitage, A Golden Age of Nursing, Royal Newcastle Hospital Graduates’ Association Book Committee, Newcastle, 1991
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© Christine Bramble 2013