Unofficial history of the Australian
& New Zealand Armed
Even if he has not yet called on them
that ever pulled on a pair of combat boots or picked up a rifle KNOWS that
he owes a debt of gratitude the the women and men who are the nurses and
medical staff that are there waiting to pull him back from the brink.
Choose a link from the list and pay
tribute to the "Sisters" and the blokes that make up all the
medical and medical support units.
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image by Phil Rutherford
Riggall VAD, who died of illness while nursing at Rouen in 1918, and (right)
Sister Irene Singleton, who died as a Prisoner of War on Banka Island in
The Memorial at Maffra
in Gippsland Victoria
2 WW1 postcards in
praise of the nurses.
The cover of the magazine
"New Idea" featuring Colonel Sage in the uniform of
Matron in Chief of the Australian Army Medical Service (AAMS)
superimposed over an image of the Australian General Service
badge, the "Rising Sun" with the Australian Commonwealth
Military Forces scroll.
The image appeared just before
the WW2 Victory March in London.