Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1995.129.10
embroidered table cloth, unfinished
made by Nurse Barbara S Grieg, QAIMNSR, while nursing in France, 1915-1917
marked in pencil and embroidered with names of servicemen, regiments and regimental insignia, eg 6WMR, NZMR, RFC, Sigs RE, NZANS, RAMC, NZRB, FANY, NZEF
Nurse Barbara Sibyl Greig who trained at Wellington Hospital, pre WW1.
When war broke out she made her own way to England and enlisted with QAIMNSR. In January 1915, within three days of enlisting, Nurse Greig was nursing in France - in time for the Battle of the Somme.
Whiole in England, and still during the war, she married Lieut. Stanley Austin Carr, Auckland Mounted Rifles, whom she had known before the war.
Barbara's sister Elsie Greig also nursed during WW1, serving with the Australian Army Nursing Service.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
1 January 1915 to 31 December 1917
- 0 - Whole width : 820mm
(820mm x 920mm (h x w))
- 0 - Whole length : 920mm
Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's
System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title) Robert Chenhall
Nashville/Tennessee/USA (Place of Publication) (nomenclature)
17 December 2002
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