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Nurses’ stories, diaries & letters – published

Nurses’ stories, diaries & letters – online

Nurses’ stories, diaries & letters – manuscripts, unpublished

  • Nurses’ narratives – records of A. G. Butler, historian of Australian Army Medical Services , AWM 41, item 175

Medical officers’ accounts

War Diaries & official accounts


Histories & published works

  • Adam-Smith, Patsy 1984, Australian women at war, Thomas Nelson, Melbourne, Vic
  • Barker, Marianne 1989, Nightingales in the mud : the Digger sisters of the Great War,1914-1918, Allen & Unwin, Sydney
  • Barrett, James Sir & Deane, P. E 1918, The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt : an illustrated and detailed account … 1914-1915, H.K. Lewis, London
  • Butler, Janet 2013, Kitty’s war, St Lucia, Queensland University of Queensland Press
  • De Vries, Susanna 2004, Heroic Australian women in war : astonishing tales of bravery from Gallipoli to Kokoda, HarperCollins, Pymble, N.S.W – Sister Alice Kitchen, 1AGH
  • De Vries, Susanna 2013, Australian heroines of World War One : Gallipoli, Lemnos and the Western Front, 2nd (updated) ed, Pirgos Press, Chapel Hill, Qld
  • Hallett, Christine E 2009, Containing trauma : nursing work in the First World War, Manchester University Press, Manchester
  • Harris, Kirsty 2011, More than bombs and bandages : Australian Army nurses at work in World War I, Big Sky Publishing, Newport, N.S.W
  • McEwan, Yvonne 2006, “It’s a long way to Tipperary” : British and Irish nurses in the Great War, Cualann Press, Dunfermline
  • Rae, Ruth 2004, Scarlet poppies : the army experience of Australian nurses during World War One, College of Nursing, Burwood, N.S.W
  • Rae, Ruth 2009, Veiled lives : threading Australian nursing history into the fabric of the First World War, The College of Nursing, Burwood, N.S.W
  • Rees, Peter 2008, The other Anzacs : nurses at war, 1914-18, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, N.S.W

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Published Monday June 6, 2011 · Last modified Saturday November 5, 2016
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We're pleased that people are using this website as a source for locations, quotes and other primary source material. It's why we published our notes on the web. But we'd very much appreciate a footnote or credit. Much of the hospital (and other) location information for Lemnos and the Western Front is original research -- thank you, from Bernard & Cheryl