Nurses at the Rockhampton Hospital, Christmas Day 1940
Title Nurses at the Rockhampton Hospital, Christmas Day 1940
Description The nursing staff pose with their Matron (Sarah Maud Green) and the Chair of the Rockhampton Hospital Board (Mr L. G. Haigh) on the steps of the Rockhampton Hospital on Christmas Day 1940. This photograph was published in the Central Queensland Herald on 09 Jan 1941 over the caption 'Nurses who were on duty when the wards were decorated'. The Collection includes two lists of names associated with this photograph and it is difficult to be certain about assigning the correct names to everyone in the rear two rows. Reproduced here is the typed list with first names added from a hand-written list. Back row (L to R): Sr K. Jeffries; Sr Allen; Sr Margaret Graham; Matron Maud Green, Sr Burke, Sr Ivy Baker, Nr Jessie Wigley, Nr Freda Warr; Third row: Nurses P Ryan; J. Dennison; J. Gough; Marie Charles; Margaret Manning; K. Gordon, D. Maxwell, M. Bomford; Second Row: Edith Milner; Margaret Tumny, Winefred Johnson; Carly Armitage; E. Branelly; Sally Ingram; P. Daniels; G. Beauchamp; K. Bruce; Front Row: Nurses D. Duff; P. Hoelscher; H. Deagin; L. Foreman; Joan Wilson; Maureen Irvine; Betty Axe; At left Mr L. G. Haigh. The typed list includes 32 names for 33 faces. The handwritten list includes Nurse H. Van Bael in the back row next to Matron Green.
Image Number 408
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Central Queensland Herald, 09 Jan 1941, p. 20
Subject Christmas Day
Subject Nurses
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 25 Dec 1940
Format of Original photographic print : b&w 16.6 cm x 11.2 cm; scan .tif 7.9MB 1976 x 1394 pixels
Digital Format jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.