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Australian Army Nurses Plaque
Australian Army Nurses Plaque

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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
Long: 151.208359
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 24th November, 1980
Front Inscription

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.


Source: SKP, NRWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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