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Annie Prince : 17-March-2013
Annie Prince : 17-March-2013
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The wooden tablet commemorates Staff Nurse Annie Prince who died during the influenza epidemic in 1919, while helping victims at the Exhibition Building Hospital in Melbourne. 

MELBOURNE, Sunday. The authorities at the Exhibition Hospital reported tonight that 80 per cent, of the cases admitted during the last three days had been pneumonic on admission. The death occurred yesterday at Exhibition Hospital of Staff Nurse Annie Prince, aged 28 years. This is the second member of the nursing staff of the hospital who has died.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 3 March 1919.


Address:Northern Highway , Tooborac Mechanics Institute, Tooborac, 3522
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.038949
Long: 144.798459
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:01-March-1919
Actual Event End Date:01-March-1919


Front Inscription

Erected by the women of Tooborac

In honour of Staff Nurse Annie Prince  A.T.N.A.

Who sacrificed her life in response to the call of the suffering.

Exhibition Hospital
Melbourne 1st March 1919

Life`s work well done

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