NEW ZEALAND MILITARY NURSES
WORLD WAR ONE
100 YEARS NEW ZEALAND MILITARY NURSING
New Zealand Army Nursing Service - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps 1915 - 2015
With over 500 pages, 390 images and the foreword by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps this new book records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps (RNZNC).
The book tells the story of the struggle to have a military nursing service established and the ensuing misfortunes and achievements of the nurses who have served and continue to serve.
Included are rolls of over 2,700 women and men past and present of the RNZNC along with VADs who served in New Zealand military hospitals during World War One and New Zealand nurses who served in other military nursing services and organisations in both World Wars.
Since its establishment in January 1915 nurses and ordinary ranks of the Corps have served in World Wars One and Two, Vietnam, Iraq, East Timor, Bosnia and Afghanistan. They have been part of disaster relief missions around the world and search and rescue operations in New Zealand.
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NEW ZEALAND MILITARY NURSES - 1914-1922
MILITARY NURSES - 1914 - 1922.
NURSES TO SAMOA. - 1914
NEW ZEALAND NURSES - For Hospital Ship leaving July 1915.
THE SINKING OF THE HOSPITAL SHIP MARQUETTE.
THE SINKING OF THE MARQUETTE - The Hospital Ship Marquette was torpedoed in the Mediterranean Sea near Salonika, Greece on the 23rd October 1915. Ten New Zealand nurses, 19 members of the New Zealand Medical Corps and 3 New Zealand soldiers lost their lives. (Linked)
YOUNG, ELIZABETH BUCHANAN (BESSIE) (Sister)- Bessie Young was from Hawera, South Taranaki, and survived the sinking of the Marquette.
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