Description

Title: From Blue To Khaki – The enlisted voluntary aids and others who became members of the Australian Army Medical Women’s Service and served from 1941-1951

Author: Mount-Batten, Betty

Condition: Very Good – Previous owners stamp on the inside of the front and rear cover.

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 1995

ISBN: 0646255266

Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 280 pages

Comments: A detailed account of the Australian Army Medical Women’s Service  during World War Two.

The Australian Army Medical Women’s Service (AAMWS) grew out of the volunteer Red Cross and St John Ambulance Voluntary Aid Detachments (known as the VADs). From December 1942 nearly 8,500 AAMWS served as nurses, nursing aides, and technicians tending sick and wounded soldiers in the Middle East, New Guinea, and Australia. The AAMWS served alongside army nursing sisters in hospitals.

Includes the service number. rank, surname, initial and area served of AAMW