Grace Margaret WILSON
Also known as: Campbell
Born: 25 June 1879
Died: 12 January 1957Special Achievements:
May 1916 - Awarded Royal Red Cross, 1st class.
1919 - Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
August 1925 - Matron-in-Chief of Army Nursing Reserve.
1929 - Awarded Florence Nightingale medal.
1916 - Mentioned in WW1 dispatches three times.
1918 - Mentioned in dispatches, Abbeville, France.
1933 - Improved nursing standards by forming a training school in Melbourne, Victoria.
1937 - Led Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) coronation contingent in London.
Image - Grace Wilson in May 1916
Description: Portrait of Matron Grace Wilson RRC in her office at Abbassia in Egypt. Date: May 1916 Source : This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: C1280421. Author: Albert W. Savage Permission: The copyright status of this image in the AWM database is "Copyright expired - public domain".
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Image - Grace Wilson on Lemnos
Description: Grace Wilson, the principal matron of the 3rd Australian General Hospital, on Lemnos island during the Gallipoli Campaign. Date: May 1915 Source: This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: A05332. Author: Not stated
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