The Australian Nursing and Midwifery History Project

Military Nursing

Nurses have been involved in military nursing as civilian volunteers (as early as the 1880s) and as members of Australian Defence Forces (from the early 1900s). There are several books on WWI nursing available, authored by Janet Butler, Kirsty Harris, Ruth Rae and Melanie Oppenheimer. Other resources are available at the Australian War Memorial, the National Library and the National Archives.

World War I


World War II

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