World War 1 Adelaide Hospital Nurse A.M.Hancock

 

World War 1 Nursing Staff – Adelaide Hospital

1916

1916

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 was the first Matron of the 7th Australian General Hospital at Keswick. She was honoured with the Royal Red Cross Medal (RRC), the highest nursing award in the Army Nursing Service. Later she married and was Mrs Lindsay.

 

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