|Colonel (Ret) Jan McCarthy laying a wreath at last years Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial commemorative service.|
Colonel Jan McCarthy is a former Director of Army Nursing and current President of the Returned Nurses Sub-Branch of the RSL. She served in 1st Field Hospital in Vung Tau during 1968-1969 during the Vietnam War.
Colonel McCarthy has been a long supporter of our Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial project, attending its unveiling and last years inaugural service.
|Jan is pictured here among the other dignitaries at the unveiling of our Memorial in August 2015.|
It is held either on the 8th August or on the following Saturday every year. 8th August is the anniversary of the arrival of Australia's nurses on Lemnos in 1915.
Further details on this years service will be posted on this webblog.
Thanks to Committee Executive member Arlene Bennett of Melbourne's Nurses Memorial Centre for her assistance.
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Commitee