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Florence JAMES-WALLACE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNurse
AddressWynnum, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 1.25"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Wallace, 'Ellerslie', Ernest Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit name3rd Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 23 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Listed on Nominal Roll as Florence Elizabeth WALLACE.
Discharge date23 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: [2527] 2nd Lt John Anthony JAMES-WALLACE, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 15 May 1915; disembarked Egypt, 28 June 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli; attached to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Lemnos, 15 August 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Lemnos, 13 December 1915 (septic finger); discharged to duty, 17 December 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 27 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 26 June 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to duty, 27 June 1916 (german measles: mild).

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 September 1916; arrived England, and joined 3rd Australian General Hospital, Brighton, 5 October 1916.

Admitted to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 18 December 1916 (removal of appendix); rejoined 3rd Australian General Hospital, 28 February 1917.

Detached for duty with 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 23 March 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 April 1917.

Appointed Sister, 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, to complete establishment, 31 December 1917.

Posted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 31 December 1917.

On leave to Paris, 4 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 17 January 1918.

Posted for duty to 61st Casualty Clearing Station, 1 March 1918.

Posted for duty to 1st General Hospital, 21 March 1918.

Admitted to 1st (USA) General Hospital, 5 April 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); 5 April 1918; discharged to duty, 9 April 1918, and reported for duty to 6th General Hospital.

Posted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station for duty, 7 May 1918.

On leave to England, 30 June 1918.

Possted for duty to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 23 July 1918.

Proceeded to England for duty, 29 August 1918; attached for duty to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 30 August 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 23 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1919; discharged, 23 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Florence James WALLACE. Full name: Florence Elizabeth JAMES-WALLACE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, JAMES-WALLACE Florence

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