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Eveline Florence MacDONNELL

Place of birthBallina, Co Mayo, Ireland
OccupationTrained nurse
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinA.J.P. MacDonnell, Solicitor, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date6 December 1917
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 15 May 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 27 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation); joined 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, February 1916.

Rejoined unit from duty at Bulkley Rest Home, Alexandria, 11 September 1916.

Embarked Alexandria, 25 September 1916; arrived England and joined Kitchener War Hospital, Brighton, 5 October 1916.

On leave, 13-26 November 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 11 April 1917.

Detached from 3rd Australian General Hospital for duty with 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Abbeville, 9 June 1917; rejoined 3 AGH, 28 June 1917.

Proceeded to England for return to Australia, 12 September 1917, and attached for duty to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall.

Granted leave, 12 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917 (duty nursing staff); disembarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917; discharged, 6 December 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MacDONNELL Eveline Florence

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