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Margaret Christina MacAULAY

Place of birthClarence River, New South Wales
SchoolChatsworth Island Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationNurse
AddressChatsworth Island, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, J N MacAulay, 'Warregah', Chatsworth Island, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 7 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Discharge date12 June 1919
Other details

War service: hospital ship.

Served on many voyages of HS 'Kanowna': embarked from Australia, 6 July 1916; arrived England, 26 August 1916. Commenced return to Australia, 8 November 1916. Arrived in England, 5 January 1917; commenced return to Australia, 14 January 1917. Arrived Suez, Egypt, 2 May 1917; embarked from Alexandria on board 'Saxon', 3 May 1917. Arrived Marseilles, 10 May 1917. Arrived London, 14 May 1917.

Detached to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, London, 28 May 1917; detached from 3AAH for return to Australia, 13 July 1917. Embarked from Sydney, 26 September 1917; arrived Avonmouth, England, 28 November 1917. Departed Sydney, 5 June 1918; arrived Suez, 17 July 1918. Returned to Australia and embarked from Sydney, 17 September 1918; detached to AIF Headquarters and granted leave, 27 November 1918. Detached for temporary duty at 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 15 December 1918 - 3 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia, 4 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919; reported to Hobart, 29 April 1919; discharged, 12 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 February 1931
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Presbyterian Section), Sydney, New South Wales

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