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The Burns Boys -Miracle of Nursing 119AGH WW2

Title : The Burns Boys -Miracle of Nursing 119AGH WW2
Accession ID : PM2017.280


Document type: Nursing Museum Document
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Item Name The Burns Boys -Miracle of Nursing 119AGH WW2
Description Whole of hospital watched fight for lives of Darwin raid heroes. Sisters Olive Beddoe, Jane Irvine and Peg Cunningham helped to nurse the "Burns Boys"at Adelaide River Feb 1942.
Creator Merton Woods, Sunday Tmes Perth WA and the Australian Women's Weekly
Materials Photocopies
Item Dates 25 October 1942
Latest Year 1942
Importance National
Significance note Reference to Army nursing in Adelaide River the Northern Territory during WW2
Location Status Stored
Current Location PM Folder 12
Source or Donor Mrs Ann Norman
Provenance Notes Detailed history and photographs relating to William Thomas (Darkie) Hudson who was nursed at 119AGH by army nurses, after suffering burns in a raid on Darwin during WW2
Visual Condition Good
Related Item One Flash Drive included
Dimensions A5 and A4
 
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