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Agnes Mary WILSON

Date of birth17 January 1890
Place of birthMaindample, Victoria
SchoolPresbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingTrained as a nurse for 4 years at Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney; subsequently had 10 weeks' experience as a staff nurse in Prince Alfred Hospital.
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationNurse
AddressBurwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Wilson, 'Corio', Eurella Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 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 RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 30 March 1919
Discharge date16 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5424 Pte Samuel WILSON, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917; Future husband (1923): Major Leonard [George] LOGAN, 1st Divisional Train, effective abroad.
Other details

War service: enlisted 3 June 1915; embarked from Australia, 16 June 1915; reported to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 18 July 1915.

Embarked on the 'Galeka' for England, 7 July 1916; disembarked, 19 July 1916. Attached to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, England, from 1st AGH, 23 February 1917; detached to 1st AGH, Rouen, France, 3 March 1917. Commendation to the Secretary of State for War for valuable services promulgated in Military Order No. 290, 14 July 1917. On leave, 23 June-7 July 1917; 2-23 February 1918. Posted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 19 May 1918. Promoted Sister, 1 October 1918.

Evacuated to Sick Sisters' Hostel, Cologne, 3 February 1919; admitted to 14th AGH, France, 21 February; transferred to England with appendicitis, 1 March; discharged from Southwell Gardens Hospital, 8 March 1919. Left England on board 'Khyber' for return to Australia, 31 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 15 May 1919. Discharged 16 July 1919.

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

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Date of death6 August 1972
Place of burialCremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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