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Katherine Lawrence PORTER

Place of birthMilton New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNurse
AddressMilton, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Porter, East Milton, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 9 April 1919
Date of death16 July 1919
Place of burialWaverley Cemetery (Roman Catholic Portion), Sydney, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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