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Corporate entry Australian Army Nursing Service (1902 - 1948)

Medical Care Provider
Alternative Names
  • AANS (Acronym)


The Australian Army Nursing Service was formed in 1902 and became the Royal Australian Army Nursing Service in 1948.


 1902 - 1948 Australian Army Nursing Service
       1948 - Royal Australian Army Nursing Service


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Published resources


  • Bassett, Jan, Guns and Brooches: Austalian Army Nursing from the Boer War to the Gulf War, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1992, 271 pp. Details
  • Hedditch, Katrina, Lemnos 1915: a Nursing Odyssey to Gallipoli, Katrina Hedditch, [Highton, Vic.], 2011, 198 pp. Details
  • Manners, Norman G., Bullwinkel: the true story of Vivian Bullwinkel, a young Army nursing sister, who was the sole survivor of a World War Two massacre by the Japanese, Hesperian Press, Carlisle, WA, 1999, 239 pp. Details
  • Neuhaus, Susan J and Mascall-Dare, Sharon, Not for glory: a century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies., Australian Boolarong Press, Brisbane, Queensland, 2014. Details

Book Sections

Edited Books

  • Goodman, Rupert (ed.), Our War Nurses: the History of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps, 1902-1988, Boolarong Publications, Brisbane, 1988, 294 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Finucane, Julie, 'Civilian Legacies of Military Nursing', Health and History, vol. 6, no. 2, 2004, pp. 97-110. Details

Online Resources

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