Books on Australian WW2 Military Nurses

The Story of the RAAF Nursing Service
  • 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 Story of the Australian Nurses Who Were Prisoners of the Japanese Three and a Half Years William Heinemann, 1954
  • Catherine Kenny, Captives: Australian Army Nurses in Japanese Prison Camps, University of Queensland Press, 1986
  • We too, were there, Fedora Gould Fisher (ed.) Returned Sisters Sub-branch RSL Queensland, 1995
  • Edith D K Eadie, With the AANS 1939-1945, Australia Remembers Committee, Adelaide, 1995
  • Elizabeth Burchill, The Paths I’ve Trod, Spectrum, 1981
  • Norman G Manners, Bullwinkel, Hesperian Press, 1999
  • Barbara Angell, A Woman’s War – the exceptional life of Wilma Oram Young, AM, New Holland Australia, 2003
  • A Brief Record of the Australian Army Nursing Service 1939-1945, by Captain Barbara Williams nee Haynes 2/7th AGH AANS, c1985.
  • Peter Henning, Veils and Tin Hats – Tasmanian Nurses in the Second World War, 2013
  • Jacqueline Dinan, Between the Dances, Ventura Press, 2015
  • John McMahon, Monica’s war: an Australian Army matron in Australia, New Guinea and Japan, Boolarong Press, 2016
  • Ian W. Shaw, On Radji Beach, ‎Macmillan Australia, 2010
  • Lynette Silver, Angels of Mercy: Far West Far East, Sally Milner Publishing, 2019
  • Polly Underwood, The reflections of an old grey mare: a salute to those who served, Queensland, 1987
  • Sometimes books are misnamed when they are published, for example, this book refers to Olive Weston as a nurse when she was actually a VAD in the AAMWS:
    Peter Fenton, Olive Weston the Heroic Life of A WWII Nurse, HarperCollins, 2010 
Books on Australian WW2 Military Nurses

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