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
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
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© Christine Bramble 2013