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A stained glass window commemorates Christina Hollyhoke who was a nurse in the Australian Army Nursing Service (A.A.N.S.) from 1915 to 1918.

She served as Christina Richards during her time in the Nursing Service, and according to the policy at that time she had to resign upon her marriage to David Alexander Hollyhoke. 

Christina was born in 1888 at Barkstead, near Ballarat, Victoria.  She enlisted on 27 November 1916 when she was 28 years, and embarked on the 6th of December 1916 in Melbourne for service in France and England and on hospital ship "Runica".  She resigned her appointment in England due to marriage on 27th February 1918 to David Alexander Hollyhoke.



Address:35 Draper Street, St Peters Anglican Church, Ocean Grove, 3226
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.264166
Long: 144.524478
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Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription
To the glory of God and in memory of staff nurse Christina Hollyhoke, A.A.N.S.  1915 - 1918.
Source: MA
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