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Amy Jean BROCKWAY

Date of birth17 March 1896
Place of birthSouthport, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDomestic
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Next of kinMother, Mrs A N Brockway, Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentProbationary Nurse Ward Assistant
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board No 2 Hospital Ship Kanowna on 22 December 1915
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date8 April 1916
Other details

Taken on strength of HS 'Kanowna', as Ward Assistant, 22 December 1915. 'Domestics' were not trained nurses, and pressure from the Australian Trained Nurses Association led to the group of 14 domestic staff, of whom Brockway was one, being discharged on the ship's return to Australia from Egypt.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BROCKWAY Amy Jean
http://heritage.saintandrews.org.au/userfiles/files/Brockway%20A%2050.pdf

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