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Bertha Wallace

Sister

Australian Army Nursing Service

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Deltoides
  • Planted By: Miss K. Grant
  • Plaque: 955

Additional Info

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Biography

Bertha Watson Wallace (Pritchard) was born in Creswick, Victoria, was single and a nurse when she enlisted with the No 1 Australian General Hospital (November 1914) on 21 November 1914 at the age of 33. Her unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 21 December 1914. She served as a nurse, caring for the wounded and sick soldiers of the war, until her marriage to Mr. J Pritchard. Her final discharge date was 14 June 1917.
Tree No. 955

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour