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World War 1, Adelaide Hospital Nursing Staff: Sister Lucretia Smart

Nursing Sister Lucretia Smart had graduated from Adelaide Hospital in 1908 and until enlistment had been Sister in charge of Ophthalmic, Gynaecological and Surgical wards at Adelaide Hospital.   Sister Smart was part of the nursing staff from the Adelaide Hospital who enlisted to serve in 1914. The group, Second Australian

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World War 1, Adelaide Hospital Nursing Staff: Sister Edith Menhennett

Nursing Sister Edith Menhennett graduated at Adelaide Hospital in 1913. This photograph shows nine nursing staff outside the Infectious Diseases Block, Isolation Hospital, (Adelaide Hospital annexe). Sister Menhennett is seated in the front row at left. Once enlisted for duty in 1914, Sister Menhennett was with Matron Graham and the South

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital staff: Matron Margaret Graham

In 1891 Margaret Graham was appointed as a probationer nurse at the Adelaide Hospital, completing her training in 1894. In 1898 Margaret Graham was appointed Matron of the Adelaide Hospital, a position she held for 22 years.  As a member of the Australian Army Nursing Reserve in South Australia (formed

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital staff: Nurse Henrietta Perrin

30 South Australian Nursing Staff made their way to Port Melbourne as part of the Second Australian General Hospital (1st to 16th and Special Reinforcements). They embarked on the H.M.A.T. Kyarra,  departing Port Melbourne on the 4th Dec 1914.  The nursing staff were eventually placed at the Lemnos Island hospital.

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital staff: Col. Sir Constantine Trent Champion de Crespigny

Sir Trent Champion de Crespigny was born in Victoria, 1882 and graduated from the University of Melbourne. He was associated with the Adelaide Hospital from 1909 and was an Honorary Physician from 1918 to 1938. A remarkable teacher, both in wards and as Lecturer in Medicine, de Crespigny also held

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital staff: Nurse Francis Deere

Frances Mary Deere trained as a nurse at the Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, graduating in 1912 at the age of 33. Her war service started with her enlistment on 25th November 1914.  Staff Nurse Deere travelled with  Adelaide Hospital nurses  by train from Adelaide to Melbourne, joining the HMAT Kyarra with the

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital Dr Charles T Turner

World War 1 Medical Staff – Adelaide Hospital Dr. Charles Trevor Turner worked at the Adelaide Hospital as a Resident Medical Officer (RMO) in 1915. In March 1916 he enlisted in the First Pioneer Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF). His actions were documented and he was awarded with the Military

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital, war service nurses 1920

  This photograph is one in the collection of Henrietta Perrin, donated to the Heritage Office Royal Adelaide Hospital.  Nurse Perrin identified herself sitting in the second row, marked with blue ink pen and initialled. In the row in front of her are Nurses Mary Reid, Francis Deere and A

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital Nurse A.M.Hancock

  World War 1 Nursing Staff – Adelaide Hospital Miss A M Hancock trained at the Adelaide Hospital and graduated in 1902. She was a Charge Nurse for 2 years, then joined the Department of Public Health. In 1915, World War I, she joined the Australian Army Nursing service and

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World War 1 Adelaide Hospital Sister Enid Cherry

World War 1 Nursing Staff – Adelaide Hospital Sister Enid Cherry completed training at the Adelaide Hospital in 1916. She joined the Australian Army Nursing Service in 1917 and served in Salonica, Greece.     Miss Cherry enlisted in 1916. She went on to train in midwifery at the Queen’s

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