Staff of ambulance train 301, WWII.

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Staff of ambulance train 301, WWII..

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Christchurch nursing sister Beatrice Clarkson, 1894-1983 (far right) with her staff on ambulance train 301. Location either England or France. Beatrice and her two sisters, Frances and Susann, left NZ in the 1920s and nursed in the USA, Pacific Islands and Europe, doing mostly private nursing until WW2.

They returned to NZ in 1949 and ran the popular Pamela Cake Kitchen in Strowan Road where the Shell service station now stands.

Date: Circa 1944-45

File Reference: HWC09-Staff-005

Entry in the 2009 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt by Sue Colyer.

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