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Photograph - Four Nurses in Snow Uniform, Salonica, Greece, Nurse A. E. Williams (nee Cocking), World War I, 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 134011

Summary:
One of four black and white photographs contained in a yellow envelope with seven postcards and one newspaper cutting relating to war nursing service in Salonica, Greece. 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 silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Four nurses in a landscape wearing their snow uniform at Salonica, Greece.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Returned Services League of Australia Limited (RSL) Victorian Branch, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 80 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, uniforms, world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, nurses, snow, military medical care
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on the back of the photograph; 'Re[illeg] / [illeg] / Salonica'

Hand written in black ink on the back of the photograph; '42 Gen Hospital / in the snow / uniform / - Salonica / 1918.'
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Place & Date Depicted: Salonica, Greece, 1918
Previous Owner: Alice Williams nee Cocking, 1915-1918

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