Prior to enlistment Nurse PROUDFOOT worked at the Childrens Hospital Perth for 3 years as Acting Sister & Night Supervisor
7/05/1917-  Completed & Signed initial Australian Army Nursing Service Enrolment Form
21/08/1917-  Accepted for Enlistment to A.A.N.S.
23/11/1917- Embarked from Fremantle on troopship ” Canberra ”
21/12/1917- Posted to 14th Australian General Hospital Abbassia Egypt
8/05/1918- Transferred to Duty Government Hospital Suez Egypt
12/06/1918- Joined Convalescent Home Alexandria Egypt
22/06/1918- Discharged from Convalescent Home to Government Hospital Suez
18/08/1918- Transferred 31st General Hospital Abbassia Egypt
13/10/1918- Sick to Hospital Egypt
19/10/1918-  Rejoined Duty Hospital Abbassia ex Sickness
3/01/1919- Transferred 14th Australian General Hospital Abbassia Egypt
28/05/1919- Embarked Port Said Egypt for U.K. for Leave
9/06/1919- Granted Leave England
29/06/1919- Admitted Western Infirmary Glasgow Scotland ( Gallstones Operation )- Initially reported Dangerous & Seriously Ill
12/08/1919- Transferred/Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
15/08/1919- Granted Leave England
14/10/1919- Reported to No. 1 Australian General Hospital for Duty ex Leave
25/10/1919- Embarked England for Australia per ” Orontes ”
29/11/1919- Disembarked Australia
16/12/1919- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )

 

Service Medals Awarded

British War Medal – No. 21386

Victory Medal – No. 20308

 

***** Thanks to Dr. Kirsty HARRIS  (  Grand-daughter of Nurse Bessie PROUDFOOT )  and author of ” More than Bombs and Bandages: Australian Army Nurses at work in World War 1 “, for advising the PROUDFOOT Family were Boyanup Residents .