Amy Marion Baxter AWMM
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Pre Mar 1941 AWMM 18 Baumont Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
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Mrs A.J. Ker (mother), 18 Baumont Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 1 May 1941 AWMM Single AWMM
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Daughter of Alexander Ker and May Wadsworth Knott, she was the eldest daughter in a family of eleven.
Trained at Southland Hospital, graduating 1929. Maternity training at Whakatane, 1935 and Midwifery training at St Helens, Wellington, 1936.
After graduating Ker spent thirteen years at Southland hospital as Sister. She was also in charge of Public Works camps near Gisborne. In the Army she was assistant Matron on some tours and nursed at Castle Buchanan, a military hospital, while the Maunganui was in dock at Glasgow.
Official citation "Charge-sister Ker rendered excellent service, her efficiency, bearing and devotion to duty being of a very high standard." AWMM
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To 'Marie in Whitianga'. I have found your Aunt Mamie's RSA badge in the garden of our property in Waihi. Please contact for return
Public - Marie - 25 April 2016
To Aunty Mamie - I was born exactly 50 years after you - your brother Alexander's daughter. Think of you!
Public - Marie - Other relative - 18 April 2016
- Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
- McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
- Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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