Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2004.125.3
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.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
1 January 1914 to 31 December 1918
- .1 - bandage roll diameter : 60mm
- .1 - bandage roll height : 140mm
- .2 - bandage roll diameter : 60mm
- .2 - bandage roll height : 140mm
3 December 2004
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