Connection to the Hunter Valley – Staff Nurse Hannah Pankhurst trained at Manning River District Hospital Taree, graduating in 1909. She worked at Goulburn Hospital after training and returned to Manning River District Hospital as head nurse in 1913. She is buried at Dawson River Lawn Cemetery Taree.
Hannah qualified for membership of the Australasian Trained Nurses’ Association in 1909.
Service – Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS)
Service location – Egypt, Lemnos, France and UK
Medals, awards and mentions -1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
National Archives of Australia B2455 PANKHURST HANNAH
Nominal Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial (AWM) AWM133, 40-171
Embarkation Roll of the First AIF AWM Nurses (July 1915 – November 1918)
Sydney Morning Herald, 22 September 1913, 5 August 1915
Australasian Nurses’ Journal, Vol XIV No 6 June 1916, p.197
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© Christine Bramble 2013