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Place of birthCork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTrained Nurse
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Duggan, 3 Greville Place, Cork, Ireland
Enlistment date12 September 1916
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameAustralian Army Nursing Service
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)see other
Discharge date13 July 1919
Other details

Embarked, Hobart, 7 July 1915; transferred to HS 'Kanowna' for Hospital Ship duty; returned on duty on HS 'Kanowana', 22 December 1915. (Sometime between 1915 and 16 September 1916, she contracted septic poisoning. She returned to Australia to recover.)

Re-embarked for India, 19 September 1916; disembarked, Bombay, 10 October 1916; posted to Cumballa War Hospital, Bombay, 11 October 1916; transferred to Deccan War Hospital, Poona, 15 December 1916; transferred to Stationary Hospital, Belgaum, 13 August 1917, promoted to Sister, 13 August 1917.

Resigned appointment in the Australian Imperial Force (marriage), 11 February 1918; discharged Melbourne, 13 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUGGAN Mary *

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