Staff Nurse Ivy Louise ROBBINS,1890 – 1976

Connection to the Hunter Valley – Staff Nurse Ivy Robbins was born in Newcastle and graduated from Newcastle Hospital in 1915.

Service – Australian  Army Nursing Service

Service location – Salonika and UK    In her own words …

Medals, awards and mentions – British War Medal and Victory Medal

References:

National Archives of Australia B2455 ROBBINS IVY LOUISA

Nominal Roll of the First AIF Australian War Memorial (AWM) AWM133, 44-079

Embarkation Roll of the First AIF AWM Nurses (July 1915 – November 1918)

AWM41/1072 – information provided by Staff Nurse Robbins for the official medical history of the War

Sydney Morning Herald, 30 May 1928

Australasian Nurses’ Journal, Vol XIII No 1 January 1915

Audrey Armitage, A Golden Age of Nursing, Royal Newcastle Hospital Graduates’ Association Book Committee, Newcastle, 1991

Do you know more?

© Christine Bramble 2013

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