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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.1051.2 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.1051.2 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-11T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T10:12:22.294Z 7G 48 70 nursing/medical services/wars Victory Medal 1914-18 22/267 Staff Nurse Louise Mary (Lucy) Trumble, NZANS, WW1 Born Bendigo, Australia, 1874; came to New Zealand in 1900s to care for children of her sister; trained at Christchurch Hospital; registered 22.8.1912 (NZRN certificate no 1236); received midwifery certificate from Wellington Hospital in December 1914 WW1: enlisted as a Sister with the NZANS on 3 December 1915, service no 22/267; appointed as Staff Nurse 4 December 1915 (or 11 January 1916?); embarked on HS Marama; served almost continuously in Cairo January 1916 to February 1919 at the 27 General Hospital (also served on HS Marama); then transferred to England; returned to New Zealand in July 1919 and struck off Expeditionary Force Roll in 1920. Post-war she became Matron at the 'Upper' Military Sanitorium, Cashmere Hills, Christchurch (1919-1923); then took up position as matron in new open air home (TB Sanatorium) until her retirement in June 1935. Died Wellington, 5/11/1955 Decorations: ARRC: "In recognition of her valuable service with the Armies in the Field" [LG 1January 1918 p57] MID: Mentioned in a Despatch from General Sir AJ Murray (Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force) dated 28 June 1917 "for gallant and distinguished services in the Field" [LG 12/1/1918 p805] Victory Medal 1914-1919, WW1 Medal awarded to 22/267 Staff Nurse Lucy M Trumble, NZANS, WW1 bronze circular medal, 36mm diameter, ring suspender, with ribbon obverse: The winged, full-length figure of Victory, with her arm extended and holding a palm branch in her right hand. reverse: inscription ‘THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION, 1914-1919’ surrounded by a wreath. named on edge: 22/267 SISTER L.M.TRUMBLE N.Z.E.F ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 37mm wide, rainbow pattern, bronze oak leaf attached to ribbon medal, campaign
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