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Nurse Irene Bonnin
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Source : Bonnin family, PRG 621/23/2
Date of creation : 1915
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Photograph of Nurse Irene Bonnin at the Helliopolis Hotel, Cairo, 1915.

Irene Gertrude Bonnin (1884-1971) trained as a nurse at Calvary Hospital, North Adelaide and worked in Egypt, France and England during the First World War.

Coverage year : 1915
Place : Cairo, Egypt
Further reading :

Barker, Marianne. Nightingales in the mud: the digger sisters of the Great War, 1914-1918, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1989

Blackie. King's nurse - beggar's nurse by 'Blackie' (Sister Catherine Black), London: Hurst & Blackett, [1939?]

Deacon, Lindley A. Beyond the call: the story of Australia's First World War nurses with further chapters relative to the war, Launceston, Tas.: Regal Press, [2000]

Haynes, Olive L. C. We are here, too: the diaries and letters of Sister Olive L.C. Haynes, November 1914 to February 1918, compiled and edited by Margaret O. Young, Adelaide: Australian Down Syndrome Association, c1991

Oppenheimer, Melanie. Australian women and war, Canberra : Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, 2008

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