Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2004.125.10
Red leather ID tag belonging to Staff Nurse Nancy M Robertson, QAIMNSR, WW1
id tags marked S.N. N. ROBERTSON. QAIMNSR / 59 / CE
NOTE: CE [Church of England] has been ruled out & "Pres" [Presbyterian] has been handwritten above.
Sister Nancy Marion Robertson trained Auckland Hospital qualifying as a registered nurse in 1915. She left NZ in 1916 and travelled to the UK where she joined the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (QAIMNSR). During WW1 Nancy Robertson worked initially as a nursing sister at Lord Derby's Hospital, Wallingford and later was based in France at Casualty Clearing Station No 5.
Following the war Nancy married Arthur William James Page, of Rosemount, Mt Albert, Auckland, who had served during WW1 with the NZ Army Service Corps.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
1 January 1914 to 31 December 1918
0 - Whole diameter : 35mm
3 December 2004
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