Category Archives: History

Nurses In World War 1

nurses in world war 1 images: 111-SC-18925-caption Image by HarryKidd MUTT, The Y.M.C.A. dog all ready to start for the front line with cigarettes tied to him Photographer: Lt. Clime, SC. Location: Chateau Thierry, France. Date: August 13, 1918. National Archives Ref #: 111-SC-18925 The Moor Park V.A.D. Hospital, Preston. Nurse Amy Tomlinson’s Album. (1 of 50) Image by Preston Digital Archive Amy Tomlinson was a volunteer nurse at Moor… Read More »

Nurses In World War 2 News

Number 163 ELDRIDGE, Clifton Charles, Number 164 ELDRIDGE, Anthony George, Number 165 ELDRIDGE, Jack Haslings Image by State Records SA GRG26/5/4 Photographic Portraits of South Australian Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses who took part in World War One Number 163 ELDRIDGE, Clifton Charles 27th Battalion Place of birth: North Adelaide Residence: Gilberton SRSA ref: GRG26/5/4/163 Number 164 ELDRIDGE, Anthony George 27th Battalion Place of birth: Kent Town Residence: Gilberton Awarded Militarty… Read More »

Nurses In World War Ii

nurses in world war ii images: Three nurses on board hospital ship TSS ORANJE II, June 1941 Image by Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons This photograph depicts three unidentified nurses on board TSS ORANJE II. On 28 June 1941, after a refitting at Cockatoo dock, Australia’s Prime Minister Robert Menzies hoisted a Red Cross flag on the Dutch liner TSS ORANJE. The ceremony marked the handing over of… Read More »

Nurses In World War Ii

nurses in world war ii images: D-Day Commemoration Image by The U.S. Army Ellan Levitsky-Orkin, a Delaware native who served as a U.S. Army nurse in Normandy during World War II, is greeted by a U.S. Army paratrooper during a ceremony honoring the service of U.S. Army nurses during World War II, in Bolleville, France, June 4, 2014. The event was one of several commemorations of the 70th Anniversary of… Read More »

Korean War Memorial

nurses in world war 1: Korean War Memorial Image by dbking Korean War Memorial —Dedicated in 1987 to honor the veterans who served in Korea, 1950-1953 —one of only two war memorials that was created and built by those who served in the war since they felt as thought they were “forgotten” or not respected in their own times. The other one being the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. —Monument includes (recognizes)… Read More »

Central Queensland Nurses of the First World War digital story, 2017

This digital story examines the training, dedicated service and legacy of central Queensland nurses who enlisted in the Australian Army Nursing Service during the First World War, and highlights the work of the Rockhampton Country Hospital Museum in uncovering their stories. In 2014, the Rockhampton Country Hospital Museum in Central Queensland undertook research aimed to identify and honour the First World War contributions of local nurses who trained at local… Read More »

Nurses In World War 2

nurses in world war 2: The front balcony. / Le balcon de devant. Image by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives Title / Titre : The front balcony / Le balcon de devant Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Éditions Arnault Date(s) : 1917 Reference No. / Numéro de référence : e007150657, MIKAN 1965681 collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&… Location / Lieu : Le Tréport, France Credit / Mention de source : Éditions Arnault. Library and Archives Canada /… Read More »

Nurses In World War 2

nurses in world war 2 images: A Birmingham Litter Bin Image by Wootang01 9.4.09 The flight arrived on time; and the twelve hours while on board passed quickly and without incident. To be sure, the quality of the Cathay Pacific service was exemplary once again. Heathrow reminds me of Newark International. The décor comes straight out of the sterile 80’s and is less an eyesore than an insipid background to… Read More »

The Impact of WWI on the Nursing Profession

The U.S. Army’s Nursing Corps grew from more than 400 in 1917 to more than 21,000 nurses by the conclusion of the war in 1918. This extraordinary expansion is evidence of nursing’s dedication regardless of personal sacrifices. Learn more about the experiences of nurses in WWI and the lasting legacy for the profession in this continuing education opportunity featuring three lectures presented by the University of Kansas School of Nursing… Read More »

War Nurse Olive Haynes, Behind the News

When thinking about Australian’s that served in war, most people picture male soldiers. But there were also thousands of women who put themselves in harm’s way to serve. One class recently decided to find out more about one of them – a nurse called Olive from World War I. TEACHER RESOURCE Links to History in the Australian Curriculum. “Students will create written journals and narratives reflecting the daily life experiences… Read More »

Number 1 FIEGERT, John Christian

nurses in world war i images: Number 1 FIEGERT, John Christian Image by State Records SA GRG26/5/4 Photographic Portraits of South Australian Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses who took part in World War One Number 1 FIEGERT, John Christian 32nd Batallion Place of birth: Hawker Residence: Floriton SRSA ref: GRG26/5/4/1 Number 2459 YOUNG, Allan John Image by State Records SA GRG26/5/4 Photographic Portraits of South Australian Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses who… Read More »

Nurses In World War Ii News

Transfusion donor bottles, Baxter Lab., Glenview, Ill. (LOC) Image by The Library of Congress Hollem, Howard R.,, photographer. Transfusion donor bottles, Baxter Lab., Glenview, Ill. 1942 Oct. 1 transparency : color. Notes: Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. Subjects: Baxter Laboratories Medical equipment & supplies World War, 1939-1945 Bottle industry United States–Illinois–Glenview Format: Transparencies–Color Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.… Read More »