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Our Committee is raising funds to create a lasting legacy telling the story of Lemnos' link to Gallipoli and Australia's Anzac story. Our projects include the Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial in Albert Park, the publication of a major new historical and pictorial publication and more. To make a donation you can also deposit directly by direct debit into the Committee's bank account: Account Name: Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Inc; Bank: Delphi Bank; Account No: 204299-020 BSB No: 941300; Include your surname in the reference section. For further information on our legacy projects or to make a donation please contact either Lee Tarlamis 0411553009 or Jim Claven 0409402388M

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Lemnos' Sister Florence James-Wallace - Shrine Presentation Noon, Thursday 8th March 2018

Photo - AWM
Sister Florence James-Wallace was stationed at Villers-Bretonneux during the early stages of the 1918 German offensive. She described it as resembling 'Dante's Inferno'. The hospital overflowed with badly wounded men and hundreds more lay in the streets on stretchers needing her nursing skills. This is her story.
Queensland born, Florence was 29 years old when she enlisted in the AIF on 26th April 1915.
She previously served with the 3rd Australian General Hospital on Lemnos in 1915. She collected a number of iconic photographs taken by the Hospital's resident photographer, Albert Savage.
She returned to Australia on 7th March 1919.

Presenter: Susanna de Vries and Phil Castle
Date: Thursday 8 March, midday
Cost: $5.00 (non-refundable if cancelled within 48 hours of the event)
Location: Shrine Auditorium
Book on-line through the following link - Sister Florence James-Wallace Presentation Booking

Jim Claven
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee

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