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Florence Hart

Showing a group portrait of 16 New Zealand nurses aboard the deck of the troopship R.M.S. 'Athenic', with one male army officer, and a small boy (in front row). As part of a fifth contingent of nursing staff, 25 nurses travelled on both the 'Athenic' and 'Opawa' to England, in 1916. Included in that contingent were Sisters Alice Haywood, E.F.Martin, E.Barnes, F.Hart, L.K.Scanlon, B.Watters, N.Mandeno, E.A.Parkinson, R.C.Makeig, N.Slater, E.E.Beattie, M.McGee, J.N.McGhie, A.C. McKerchar, S.G.Barr, I.C.Ancell, E.M.Fitzgerald, E.Beer, N.M.Jensen. [Note: it is not known which of these may be in this image]. The 'Athenic' disembarked from Wellington, New Zealand on 30th December, 1916, carrying the troops of the 2nd Draft, 20th Reinforcements, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 7-A15887. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Showing a group portrait of 16 New Zealand nurses aboard the deck of the troopship R.M.S. 'Athenic', …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Florence AWMM
  • Surname
    Hart AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22/393 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    18 March 1879 Public - Ella - Researcher - 5 September 2019 - Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    England Public - Ella - Researcher - 5 September 2019 - Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Wellington Hospital Public - Ella - Researcher - 5 September 2019 - Military Personnel File
  • Post war occupation
    Assistant Matron Wellington Hospital 1929 - 1934 Public - Ella - Researcher - 5 September 2019 - https://www.ccdhb.org.nz/about-us/history/nursing-administration/1921-1960/florence-emily-hart-1929-1934/
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Service

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  • War
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    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/393 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Nurse AWMM
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Medical history

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Biographical information

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    Student Nurse at Wellington Hospital; RN 1908

    Theatre Sister, Wellington Hospital to 1916

    Military nursing Dec 1916 - Jun 1919

    Returned to Wellington Hospital as Theatre Sister

    Involved in tutoring student nurses 1915 - 1916 and 1919 - 1929

    Assistant Matron Wellington Hospital 1929 - 1934 Public - Ella - Researcher - 5 September 2019 - https://www.ccdhb.org.nz/about-us/history/nursing-administration/1921-1960/florence-emily-hart-1929-1934/
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Death

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    12 June 1966 Public - Ella - Researcher - 5 September 2019 - https://www.ccdhb.org.nz/about-us/history/nursing-administration/1921-1960/florence-emily-hart-1929-1934/
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      49: 21 AWMM
    • 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

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