WW1 - Australian Army Nursing Service

WW1 - Australian Army Nursing Service
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ARMY NURSING SERVICE – The Australian Army Nursing Service was formed in 1902.
A total of 2139 served abroad, of whom 25 dies. They attended to all wounded Australians in all major campaigns including Egypt, Salonika (Greece), Lemnos Island (off Gallipoli), England and France
 

AANS Uniform & Service Requirements



Australian women known to have served with this unit
 

Abbreviations
ARRC - The Royal Red Cross (2nd Class)
BEM© - The Order of the British Empire (Civil)
CBE© - The Order of the British Empire - Commander (Civil)
CBE(M) - The Order of the British Empire - Commander (Military)
DBE© - The Order of the British Empire - Dames Commander
ISM - Imperial Service Medal
KCBC - King's Commendation for Brave Conduct
MBE© - The Order of the British Empire - Member (Civil)
MBE(M) - The Order of the British Empire - Member (Military)
MM - The Military Medal
OBE© - The Order of the British Empire - Officer (Civil)
OBE(M) - The Order of the British Empire - Officer (Military)
QGM - The Queen's Gallantry Medal
RRC - The Royal Red Cross
 
 
 

  25 Deaths - Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS)
 
 Louisa Annie Bicknell
Emily Clare
Ruby Dickinson
May Hennessy
Hilda Mary Knox
Edith Ann Moorhouse
Letita Gladys Moreton
Norma Violet Mowbray
Gertrude Evelyn Munro
Amy Veda O'Grady
Rosa O'Kane
Katherine Lawrence Porter
Kathleen Power
Doris Alice Ridgway
Elizabeth Rothery
Mary Florence Stafford
Ada Mildred Thompson
Fanny Isobel Catherine Tyson
Jean Miles Walker ( Matron Jean Miles-Walker)
Beatrice Middleton Watson
Blodwyn Elizabeth Williams
 
There were also a number of Nurses who died shortly after the war here in Australia that were not  included on this list
  Ettie Barnett  
 Gertrude Agnes Grewar
  Irene McPhail 
  Lily Nugent
  
  
  

 
Honours and Awards
 
 
 
Name Service Number Unit Conflict Award/Recommendation
Anderson, Margaret AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Royal Red Cross
Andrews, Gertrude Jessie AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Atherton, Rosamund Brenda AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Baird, Eileen AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Greek Medal for Military Merit
Ball, Louisa Sarah AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Ball, Louisa Sarah AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Bartlett, May AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Barton, A AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Baxter, Jessie Macdonald AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Bell, Annie AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Biggs, Ethel Maud AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Bishop, E E AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Boissier, Phyllis Mary AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Bolton, Ethel May AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Bonnar, Agnes Grant AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Borwick, Isabella Tait AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Bowman, Isabelle AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Bregenzer, Ethel Christian AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Brown, Ellen Dennett AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Browne, Emily Gertrude AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Brydon, Jean AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Burns, Grace Helena AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Burns, Ida Anne AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Burns, Martha AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Butler, Ethel Bryce AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Cameron, Edith Clare AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Campbell, Katie May Bethune AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Greek Medal for Military Merit
Campbell, Lily AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Carney, Mollie AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Greek Medal for Military Merit
Cawood, Dorothy Gwendolen AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Chapman, Eva Helen AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Royal Red Cross
Chapman, Eva Helen AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Chester, Edith Mary AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Coleman, Eileen AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Connolly, Eileen Love AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Conyers, Evelyn Augusta AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Bar to Royal Red Cross
Conyers, Evelyn Augusta AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Royal Red Cross
Conyers, Evelyn Augusta AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Conyers, Evelyn Augusta AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Cooke, Elsie May AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Cooper, Alice Mary AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Cooper, Alice Mary AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Royal Red Cross
Corkhill, Elizabeth Pearl Nurse AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Military Medal
Cornwell, Edith AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Cornwell, Edith AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Royal Red Cross
Creal, Rose AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Royal Red Cross
Creswell, Blanch AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Crosby-White, T AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Cuthbert, Emma Argyle AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Dalyell, Elizabeth AANS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
 
Campbell, Isobel Annie 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Cawood, Dorothy Gwendolen Nurse 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Military Medal
Cornish, Ella Gwendolin 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Cresswick, Blanche 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
Deacon, Clare Nurse 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Military Medal
Derrer, Mary Janes Nurse 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Military Medal
Fleming, Elizabeth Gertrude 1st CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Greenaway, Sybil Mildred 1st CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Hammersley, Eulalic Margaret 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Huxley, Margaret Ross 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Jeffries, Eleanor Wibmer 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Keys, Constance Mabel 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Keys, Constance Mabel 2nd Aust CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  French Medaille Des Epidemies - Gold
King, Martha Ann 1st CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Littlejohn, Euen Ironside 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Lucas, Aileen 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
McDonald, Sadie Charlotte 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Associate of the Royal Red Cross
McNulty, Margaret 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Menhennet, Edith May 1st CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Murray, Margaret Francis 1st CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Robertson, D 3rd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Ross-King, Alice Nurse 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Military Medal
Stacy, Valentine Osborne 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Stacy, Valentine Osborne 2nd CCS First World War, 1914-1918 Awarded:  Mention in Despatches
Andrews, Gertrude Jessie 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Andrews, Gertrude Jessie 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Brown, Margaret Kate 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Burbury, Muriel Gray 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Mention in Despatches
Cuthbert, Emma Argyle 2nd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Drewett, Victoria Emilie 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Duddy, Violet Blanche 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Everard, Ruby Clarice 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Fielding, Marie Ruth 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Mention in Despatches
Fisher, Mary Ellen 2nd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Fitzgibbon, Nora Philomena 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Greig, Elsie Stewart 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Greig, Elsie Stewart 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Homan, Helen Mary Maude 5th Stationary Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Howitt, Florence Maud 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Mention in Despatches
Law, Winifred 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Mention in Despatches
Linklater, Elma Mary 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Loughron, Mary McLean 2nd Stationary Hospital Annexe First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Macdonald, Eva Isobel 2nd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
McFadyen, Jean Aitchison 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
McIntosh, Sadie 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Mills, Ida Emma Douglas 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Mention in Despatches
Nicholls, Edna Clare 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Mention in Despatches
O'Connor, Catherine 1st Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Slater, Emma Louise 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Smith, Ethel 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Smith, Ethel 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Smith, Kathleen Annie Buller 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Smith, Leila Gertrude 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Soden, Maud Darling 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Sweeney, Jane Grant 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 1st Class
Willock, Winifred 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
Winter, Mary 3rd Australian General Hospital First World War, 1914-1918 Recommended:  Royal Red Cross 2nd Class
 
 
 
Reference:
Faith, Hope, Charity - Australian Women and Imperial Honours:1901-1989