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A plaque commemorates the service to Australia of the Australian Army Nurses.
Monument characteristics :
Bronze plaque attached to a wall, displaying relief figures of Army nurses.
|Address:||Globe Street, Nurses Walk, The Rocks , 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.858353|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 24th November, 1980|
This Plaque Was Erected To Commemorate The Service To Australia Of The Australian Army Nurses.
Formed In 1898 by Miss E. J. Gould (1860-1941), Then Matron Of Sydney Hospital, The Corps In The Following Years Has Seen Active Service In South Africa - Vladivostok - Burma - India - The Persian Gulf - Palestine - Egypt - Salonika - Italy - Greece - France - The United Kingdom - Libya - Crete - Syria - Eritrea - Ceylon - Malaya - New Guinea - New Britain - Solomon Islands - Borneo - Philippines - Moratai - Japan - Korea - Vietnam - At Sea And In Australia.
This Memorial Was Erected By The Members Of The Returned Sisters Sub-Branch Of The RSL With The Cooperation Of The Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority And Was Unveiled By Brigadier Perditta McCarthy RRC, Honorary Colonel, Royal Australia Army Nurses Corps On Monday, 24th November 1980.