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20-June-2020
20-June-2020

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The stained glass window commemorates the foundation of the Coast Hospital School for Nurses in 1894. It also honours Australian Nurses who served in World War One and World War Two. 

Location

Address:Pine Avenue, Nurses War Memorial Coast Chapel, Prince Henry Hospital Conservation Area, Little Bay, 2036
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.980426
Long: 151.249923
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 18th May, 1994
Front Inscription

The Coast Hospital / Prince Henry Hospital
Training School for Nurses

Plaque:
This memorial window commemorates the foundation of the Coast Hospital Training School for Nurses in 1894. It honours Australian Nurses who have served humanity and this country in World War I & II.

Unveiled by the Honourable Bill Hayden A.C., Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia,
Commander-In-Chief of Australian Defence Force
18th May, 1994,
The Nurses War Memorial Coast Chapel, Prince Henry Hospital, Little Bay 

This window features trained or registered nurses who served in World War I & II, the Navy and Air Force Nursing Corps were formed in World War II. Clockwise from left the Service Emblems are Air Force, Army, Navy, the Red Cross with Medical Emblem represents Red Cross Hospitals which complemented the Service Hospitals in both wars. The Coast Hospital Nurses` Badge and the Prince Henry Hospital Nurses` Badge commemorate the Centenary of the Training School for Nurses 1894 - 1994. Nurse Volunteers from this School were represenred in all Services. 

Presented by the Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses` Association.

Source: MA
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