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Nurses

Nurses POW's

Surname First Name Second Name Third Name Service number Rank Unit Date of capture Date of release or Death
Other Comments
Anderson Marjory Jean AKA Andy NFX180285 Lieutenant Rabaul Nurse 23 January 1942 20 September 1945 RRC Army Nurse
Ashton Carrie Jean AKA Jean SFX13548 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Balfour-Ogilvy Elaine Lenore SX10596 Sister 2/4th C.C.S. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Beard Alma May WFX11175 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Blake Kathleen Constance NX70528 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Blanch Jessie Jane AKA Blanchie QFX19074 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 15 February 1942 16 September 1945 RRC Army Nurse
Bridge Ada Joyce Nx76284 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Bullwinkel Vivian 31029F Captain 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 RRC Army Nurse-Survivor of Banka Island Massacre
Callaghan Eileen Mary AKA Cal NFX180289 Lieutenant Rabaul Nurse 23 January 1942 20 September 1945 Army Nurse
Casson Florence Rebecca SX13418 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Clancy Veronica Ann NX76282 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Cullen Mavis Claudia NFX180290 Lieutenant Rabaul Nurse 23 January 1942 20 September 1945
Cuthbertson Mary Elizabeth VFX38746 Sister 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Davis Winnie May NX70498 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 15 February 1942 Died 16 July 1945 Army Nurse
Delforce Cecilia E May QFX19071 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 15 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Dorsch Millicent Hulda Maria SFX10597 Lieutenant 2/4th C.C.S. 14 February 1942 14 February 1942 May have drowned prior to Landing on the Beach
Doyle Jess Gregory NX70499 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 15 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Drummond Irene Melville SX10594 Major-Matron 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Elmes Dorothy Gwendoline Howard NX70526 Sister 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Fairweather Lorna Florence SX13431 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Freeman Rubina Dorothy VX39351 Sister 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 Died 8 August 1945 Army Nurse
Gardam Dora Shirley TX2183 Staff Nurse 2/4th C.C.S. 16 February 1942 Died 4 April 1945 Army Nurse-Banka Island
Greer Jean Keers AKA Jenny NX70937 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Gunther Janet Patteson AKA Pat NFX70493 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Halligan Clarice Isobel VFX47776 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Hannah Ellen Mavis SX10595 Captain 2/4th C.C.S. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Harper Iole WX11172 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Harris Nancy NX76285 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Hempsted Pauline Blanche QFX22714 Captain 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 19 March 1945 Army Nurse-Sumatra
Hodgson Minnie Ivy WX11174 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Hughes Gladys Laura VX61331 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 Died 31 May 1945 Army Nurse
James Nesta Gwyneth VX39347 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 MID ARRC-Army Nurse
Jeffrey Agnes Betty VX53059 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Keast Daisy Cardin AKA Tootie NFX180286 Captain Rabaul Nurse 23 January 1942 20 September 1945 Army Nurse
Keats Ellen Louisa SX11647 Sister 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Kerr Janet NX76279 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
McElnea Violet Irene QX22822 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Mittelheuser Pearl Beatrice QFX19068 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 Died 18 August 1945 Army Nurse
Muir Sylvia Jessie Mimmi QX22816 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Neuss Kathleen Margaret NX70527 Sister 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Army Nurse
Oram Wilma Elizabeth Foster VX58783 Captain 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Oxley Christian Sarh Mary QFX19073 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Parker Kathleen Isabel AKA Kay NFX180287 Captain Rabaul Nurse 23 January 1942 20 September 1945 RRC Army Nurse
Raymont Wilhelmina Rosalie TX6012 Sister 2/4th C.C.S. Died 8 February 1945 Army Nurse
Salmon Florence Aubin NX70991 Sister 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Short Eileen Mary QFX22911 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Simons Jessie Elizabeth TX6023 Captain 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Singleton Irene Ada VX48842 Sister 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 Died 20 February 1945 Army Nurse
Smith Valrie Elizabeth QX22819 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Stewart Esther Sarah Jean NX70936 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Syer Ada Corbitt WX11105 Captain 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Tait Mona Margaret Anderson NX76281 Lieutenant 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Trotter Florence Elizabeth QFX19077 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Tweddell Joyce QFX19070 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse
Whyte Lorna Margaret AKA Whytie NFX180288 Lieutenant Rabaul Nurse 23 January 1942 20 September 1945 Army Nurse
Wight Rosetta Joan VX61329 Sister 2/13th A.G.H. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Wilmott Bessie WX3439 Sister 2/4th C.C.S. 16 February 1942 16 February 1942 Banka Island Massacre
Woodbridge Beryl VX53060 Lieutenant 2/10th A.G.H 16 September 1945 Army Nurse

The Trustees acknowledge that Australian Civilian Nurses were also captured and suffered at the hands of their captors.

Legend 

AANS Australian Army Nursing Service
AKA Also Known As
A.G.H. Australian General Hospitals
ARRC Associate Royal Red Cross
C.C.S. Casualty Clearing Station
MID Mentioned in Dispatches
RRC Royal Red Cross (2nd Class)