Sister Edith Faber, 2 Australian General Hospital, reproduced from half-tone print from Parramatta Soldiers, Cumberland Argus, 1920. Edith was a 31 year-old nurse living at Hillier Street, Merrylands, when she was one of the first volunteers to to be accepted into the 2 Australian General Hospital Nursing Service 24 November 1914. She was stationed on one of the hospital ships, the “Grautully Castle”, which was moored off the coast of Gallipoli. Edith was promoted to Nursing Sister in December 1915.

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Geoff Barker, Collections and Research Coordinator, Parramatta City Council Heritage Centre, 2014