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Skirt; Army Nurses Uniform

From the Collection of Warrnambool RSL Sub Branch Cnr Merri & Liebig Streets Warrnambool Victoria

Description
Grey A line skirt, bak fastening. Five press stud fasteners and two hook and eye fasteners. One fabric hook on each side for hanging.
Size
Width (waist) 300mm Length 660mm
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Object Registration
0038.4
Historical information
This Skirt is part of the uniform worn by Sister Winifred Ride during World War 2. Nurses played a key role in the conflict through their care and compassion to the servicemen who were wounded and sick.
When Made
1940-1942
Significance
The nurses uniform is symbolic of the sacrifice and service of the many women who served their country in WW2.
Last updated
12 Apr 2019 at 1:26PM