Staff Nurse Annie Elsie HOCQUARD, c1886 – 1969

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.

Detail of Stockton Citizens’ Memorial
Photo: A John Bramble 2010
Click on image to enlarge.

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

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