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bandages

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    • 2 rolls of German bandage material made from recycled paper, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • Sister Nancy M Robertson, QAIMNSR (associated name)
  • Description
    2 rolls of bandage material made from recycled paper collected by Nurse Nancy Mary Robertson, QAIMNSR, while serving on Western Front, WW1
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2004.125.3
  • Accession number
    2004.125.3
  • Accession date
    3 December 2004
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
bandages 2004.125.3
bandages 2004.125.3

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2004.125.3
  • Notes
    2 rolls of bandage material made from recycled paper collected by Nurse Nancy Mary Robertson, QAIMNSR, while serving on Western Front, WW1

    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.
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1914-1918
    1 January 1914 to 31 December 1918
  • Culture
    unknown
  • Production
    unknown
    [Germany]Europe
    [1914-1918]
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › paper (fiber product)
  • Dimensions
    • .1 - bandage roll diameter : 60mm
    • .1 - bandage roll height : 140mm
    • .2 - bandage roll diameter : 60mm
    • .2 - bandage roll height : 140mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    3 December 2004

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