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Postcard - 'SS Miltiades', Nurse A. E. Williams (nee Cocking), World War I, 1917 Image Reg. No: MM 134003

Summary:
One of five postcards relating to the transport ship SS Miltiades, contained in a yellow envelope. The envelope was contained in a diary probably written by sister Alice Elizabeth Cocking, later Sister Williams.

The memoir records life of a nurse on transport ships, in hospitals and on leave. It is written in a school exercise book some time after the event - possibly even after World War II.
Description:
Black and white postcard.
Description Of Content:
Side view of the transport ship SS Miltiades at sea.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 140 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, ships, postcards, world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, military medical care
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed on the front of the postcard; 'S.S. MILTIADES'

Printed in green ink on the back of the postcard; 'POST CARD / INLAND POSTAGE 1/2d. / FOREIGN POSTAGE / 1d. / TO BE USED FOR WRITTEN OR / PRINTED MATTER / ONLY THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN HERE.'
Format: Postcard: Monochrome
Date Depicted: 1917
Previous Owner: Alice Williams nee Cocking, 1915-1918
Ship Depicted: G Thompson & Co, London, 1917

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