Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
22/05/1917- Signed Enrolment Form for Australian Army Nursing Service Reserve(AANSR)
13/09/1917- Signed Attestation Papers at No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle WA
16/11/1917- Completed Enlistment with AANS at Perth WA
22/11/1917- Passed Compulsory Medical Examination Perth WA
24/11/1917- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard “Canberra” bound for Egypt
21/12/1917- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt to Duty at 14th Australian General Hospital Abbassia
01/01/1918- Detached to Duty at Government Hospital Suez Egypt
25/04/1918- Rejoined 14th AGH Abbassia ex Detachment
01/06/1918- Sent for Rest at Convalescent Home Port Said Egypt
11/06/1918- Rejoined 14th AGH Abbassia ex Convalescent Home
19/12/1918- Admitted 14th AGH Abbassia as an in-patient(Synovitis to Right Knee from fall)
02/02/1919- Rejoined Staff ex Injury
15/05/1919- Admitted 14th AGH Abbassia (Sickness-Debility) then sent on leave to Montazah Egypt
25/05/1919- Rejoined Staff 14th AGH Abbassia ex Sickness
15/06/1919- Embarked Kantara Egypt aboard “Essex” (Duty Nursing Staff) for Return to Australia
16/07/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
30/07/1919- Completed Medical Board Examination at No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle
22/08/1919- Discharged from Service(Termination of Period of Enlistment).
SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED
British War Medal No. 21244
Victory Medal No. 20164.
Ruby Olive BENNETT completed three years compulsory Nurse training at Perth Public Hospital in June 1912, being awarded a General Certificate in Nursing.
She was a member of the Australian Trained Nurses Association(ATNA).
Nursing Career Locations:-
1909-1917- Perth Public Hospital WA,
1917-1919- First World War Service,
1920-1924- New Zealand,
1925-1930- Bruce Rock WA,
1931- 1932- Leederville WA(Home Address),
1934- 1937- Bunbury Government Hospital WA,
1939-1940- Leederville WA(Home Address),
1949- Denmark Hospital WA.