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Australian WW1 Women


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Looking for the Evidence – Australian WW1 Women Surname database search.

 3018 Women’s names have been uploaded into the database from 35 Service units

The Forgotten Service of  Australian Women during WW1

For a long time there has been no searchable database for the War service of Australian women who served in WW1 – and of all known  services units of Nurses, Doctors, Vads, Red Cross workers, Drivers. etc.

This has been a much overlooked area of Australians Women’s service history

Well after years  of research and indexing and with the fantastic help of Keith Day who helped me by set up of this Database for me .

What Services are Covered by the Data base

 so far  2527 Women’s names from 35 Service units have now been put up into the WW1 Australian Women data base – the following Service units have been done – ( list below)

    • Royal Australian Navy Nurses (RAN Nurses)
    • Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Forces Nurses (AN&MEF)
    • Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service
    • Territorial Force Nursing Service (TFNS)
    • New Zealand and Australian Nursing Service
    • Australian Veterinary Hospital
    • New Zealand Army Nursing Service
    • Australian Military Masseuses
    • Hospital Transport Corps
    • Sea Transportation Service
    • Salvation Army Nurses with AANS
    • Blue Birds
    • The Mobile Hospital of Mrs Bordern Turner
    • Lady Rachel Dudley’s Australian Voluntary Hospitals
    • First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY)
    • Allies Field Ambulance Corps
    • American Red Cross
    • Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD)
    • Possible VADS and other Ladies – Mrs & Miss entries in the AWM12 file
    • Scottish Women’s Hospitals
    • Australian Women Doctors
    • Australian Munitions Workers – Overseas
    • Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps / Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps
    • Merchant Navy – Stewardess
    • Women’s Royal Naval Service
    • Women’s Royal Air Force
    • Women’s legion Motor Drivers
    • Green Cross – Women’s Reserve Ambulance
    • The New Zealand Volunteer Sisterhood ( NZVS )
    • Stowaways – women who tried to disguise them selves as men and go to the fight the War
    • WW1 Australian Women Deaths
    • British Red Cross & Australian Red Cross – Women who served Overseas
    • British Red Cross & Australian Red Cross – Women who served Overseas ( in Egypt)
    • Australian Army Nursing Service
    • Canadian Army Medical Corps (CAMC)

The Forgotten Service of Australian Women during WW1

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If you wish to browse the Service Units, more information on their history and photos and personal requirements and names can be viewed on the Looking For the Evidence  


The Australian WW1 Women Data base

WW1 Australian Women data base

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Historical Research work by Jennifer Baker

Looking for The Evidence – Australian WW1 Women Surname database search
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Data Base First Published : 28 January 2015 by Jennifer Baker ( Jenny )
on original hosting Website " Australian WW1 Women " http://www.australianww1nurses.com/

Data Base moved : 15 June 2019 by Jennifer
Baker ( Jenny )
to " Looking For the Evidence " https://sites.google.com/site/archoevidence/home/australian-ww1-women