Australian War Nurses Chat

The History of The Royal Australian Naval Nursing Service 1942-1974

War Nurse Chat: Second World War I found in my papers “The History of The Royal Australian Naval Nursing Service 1942-1974”. The author appears to be Patricia Vines, RANNS, and the book is held at the AWM. Here are some extracts: In 1937, the Australian Army Nursing Service had an established reserve of trained nurses […]

Books on WW1 Australian Military Nurses

I repeatedly hear the phrase ‘forgotten nurses’ when talking about Australian nurses in World War I. The authors of the nineteen books on this subject would disagree. Here is an extensive list (books of varying quality). Books by Australian WW1 nurses themselves: Donnell, Sister Anne, Third Australian General Hospital, Letters of An Australian Army Sister, […]

Books on Australian WW2 Military Nurses

Jan Bassett, Guns and Brooches, Oxford University Press, 1992 Gay Halstead, Story of the RAAF Nursing Service 1940 – 1990 Nungurner Press, 1994 Rupert Goodman, Our War Nurses, the history of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps 1902-1988, Boolarong Press,1988 Betty Jeffrey, White Coolies Angus and Robertson, 1954 Jessie Elizabeth Simons, While History Passed; The […]

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