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Predicate Object 09 Sep 2014 2014-09-09T00:00:00.000Z 2014-09-09T00:00:00.000Z 2014.61.1 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2014.61.1 Gift of Rev. Vivienne Sinclair 2014-09-11T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-06-22T05:05:01.470Z 70 war collections/wars World War 1/wars nursing/medical services/wars nursing/wars Writing Compendium, WW1 Carried in France throughout WW1 by Sister Maud Montgomery, who later married George Glacken whom she met as a patient at Walton-on-Thames Hospital. Born in Huntly, Maud Montgomery lived for many of her early years in Auckland. She enlisted with the 2nd contingent of the New Zealand Army Nursing Service on 5 March 1916. She is mentioned in an article in the New Zealand nursing journal Kai Tiaki entitled "Farewell to Nurses Leaving on Maheno." The Maheno left Wellington for Alexandria on 6 May 1916. Maud worked briefly at an English Army Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt and then France, where she served in the front line. On return to the UK Maud took charge of a nurses’ home where NZ nurses were in residence. She returned to NZ on a hospital ship and was in charge of a ward at Narrow Neck Hospital in Auckland before opening "Cairnhill" Private Hospital in Mountain Road, Auckland. Maud married George Glacken in 1927, living in Masterton and Tauranga before returning to Auckland following her husband’s death. She was in charge of the sick bay at Cornwall Hospital Nurses Home for about 9 years. Writing Compendium, WW1 Belonged to Sister Maud Montgomery, New Zealand Army Nursing Service (NZANS) tan leather satchel with metal clasp at front; gilt initials lower left hand side: M.M.; black leather inside with compartments for writing equipment; one side has blotting paper; three compartments are labelled in gilt lettering: ANSWERED / UNANSWERED / SUNDRIES compendium, writing
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