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Place of birthNapier, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTrained Nurse
AddressHawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinUncle, D Eakins, Day Street, Omeo, Victoria
Enlistment date24 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameNurses (July 1915 - November 1918)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Somali on 30 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Listed on Nominal Roll as Annie EAKINS; no details of fate recorded on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date23 February 1919
Other details

Embarked Melbourne, 12 June 1917; disembarked Suez, 19 July 1916.

Embarked Port Said for Salonika, 25 July 1917; disembarked Salonika, 30 July 1917.

Attached for duty to 42nd General Hospital, 10 November 1917.

Transferred to 52nd General Hospital, 10 April 1918.

Admitted to Sisters' Convalescent Camp, 27 April 1918 (debility); discharged to 52nd General Hospital, 11 May 1918.

To Karaburnum on convalescence, 24 August 1918; rejoined unit, 7 September 1918.

Transferred to British Red Cross Convalescent Home, 5 February 1919; rejoined 52nd General Hospital, 14 February 1919.

Embarked Salonika for leave in United Kingdom, 16 February 1919; disembarked Southampton, 25 February 1919.

Attached to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, for duty, 18 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bahia Castello', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 23 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, EAKINS Aimee

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