Connection to the Hunter Valley – The Hocquard family lived in Stockton. Staff Nurse Annie Hocquard is named on the Stockton Citizens’ Memorial. Her sister Genevieve Nimmo “Vera” Hocquard also joined the AANS.
Training and experience – Annie trained at Newcastle Hospital and passed the examination for membership of the Australian Trained Nurses’ Association in 1913.
Service – Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS)
Service location – France and UK
Medals – British War Medal and Victory Medal
National Archives of Australia B2455 HOCQUARD A E
Nominal Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial (AWM) AWM133, 25-020
Embarkation Roll of the First AIF AWM Nurses (July 1915 – November 1918)
Sydney Morning Herald, 30 June 1919, 30 May 1928
Australasian Nurses’ Journal, Vol XX No 6 June 1922
Audrey Armitage, A Golden Age of Nursing, Royal Newcastle Hospital Graduates’ Association Book Committee, Newcastle, 1991
Susanna De Vries – Australian Heroines of World War One. Gallipoli, Lemnos and the Western Front, Pirgos Press, Brisbane, 2013
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© Christine Bramble 2013