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Photograph - Four Nurses in Snow Uniform, Salonica, Greece, Nurse A. E. Williams (nee Cocking), World War I, 1918 Reg. No: MM 134011
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||120 mm (Height), 80 mm (Width)|
|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|
|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.'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Salonica, Greece, 1918|
|Previous Owner:||Alice Williams nee Cocking, 1915-1918|