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Harriet Margaret McPHERSON

Place of birthRorua, Queensland
AddressRoma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs H McPherson, Innescraig, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board No 2 Hospital Ship Kanowna on 25 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Australian Army Nursing Service
Discharge date10 July 1919
Other details

War service: enlisted, 13 December 1915. Re-enlisted, 17 July 1916. Embarked from Australia [date not recorded

; disembarked England, 26 August 1916; left to return to Australia, 7 September 1916.

Embarked from Australia, 22 March 1917; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 3 May 1917. Detached from Hospital Ship 'Kanowna' to No. 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital for temporary duty, 29 May 1917; transferred to No. 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 3 July 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 7 February 1918; reported to 25th General Hospital, 8 February 1918. Admitted sick (mumps) to 14th Stationary Hospital, 18 May 1918; rejoined unit, 6 June 1918. Admitted sick (gastro-enteritis) to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 29 August 1918; evacuated to England, 7 September 1918, and admitted to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southwell Gardens, 8 October 1918.

Appointed Sister, 10 December 1918, and attached to 2 AAH for duty.

Commenced return to Australia, 15 January 1919; disembarked, 2 March 1919. Discharged 10 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal


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