Category Archives: Military

Trove Detective: Matron Grace Margaret Wilson (1879-1957)

A Woman to Remember A search on Trove results in this photo of MISS G.M. WILSON, MATRON-IN-CHIEF, AUSTRALIAN ARMY NURSING SERVICE, 1925-1940 together with an obituary and her Death and Funeral Notices which provides some details of her life and the … Continue reading

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Trove Detective: WW1 Matron Grace Wilson

Trove’s Newspapers, Photographs, Albums, Diaries & More. Started with a search in Trove for newspaper articles and photographs of RMS Mooltan which left Sydney, Australia in May 1915. Unfortunately, there was no mention of Matron Wilson in the newspapers at … Continue reading

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Penrith Workshops & WW1 Matron Grace Wilson

Join our Free Spring Workshops for Trove or Australian War Records Online Wednesday, 15th or 22nd October,  2014 at Penrith City Library Digital Hub World War One soldiers and Red Cross volunteers Drill Hall Penrith. PCL SS0081 During our two … Continue reading

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Exploring the British Newspaper Archives

In Search of Substantiating Evidence In Australia, we are extremely fortunate with the information available on our Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates and our free online Newpapers at Trove. After recently purchasing some Birth and Marriage Certificates from England, I … Continue reading

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British World War II Merchant Navy Campaign Medals.

Getting into Ship Shape at The National Archives, Kew. If you want to know if your relative’s campaign medals have been claimed there’s a lot of information to help here and on the online database of BT 395 which lists the medals awarded to … Continue reading

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