Pte Val Siemer (Watmuff)

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Valerie was born in 1922 at Rosslyn Park South Australia, and later pursued a career in the nursing profession

  

After the outbreak of World War 2, when there was an urgent appeal for nursing personnel, Valerie answered this call and on the 24 September 1942 enlisted in the Australian Army Medical Corps. After her initial training period, Valerie was attached to the 2/5 Australian General Hospital.

 

This 1,200 bed Hospital Unit was to see service in five different theatres of conflict.

  

Valerie was discharged from the services on the 29 May 1946, having served her country with honour and dignity.

Val Siemer
Val Siemer
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Val Center right
Val Center right
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Val and a mate
Val and a mate
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Hospital Ship - Manunda
Hospital Ship - Manunda
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Manunda at Anchor
Manunda at Anchor
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Leaving Morotai
Leaving Morotai
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Val & Tentmates Capt.Evans-standing
Val & Tentmates Capt.Evans-standing
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Recce Hut
Recce Hut
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AAMWS Recce Hut
AAMWS Recce Hut
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Morotai War Cemetery
Morotai War Cemetery
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Val, Center Rear
Val, Center Rear
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Val 2nd left
Val 2nd left
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Time for a 'Cuppa'
Time for a 'Cuppa'
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AAMWS Tents
AAMWS Tents
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Val & lads from Radio
Val & lads from Radio
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Mail arrives
Mail arrives
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Disembarking, Morotai
Disembarking, Morotai
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Heading for Shore
Heading for Shore
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Leaving the Manunda
Leaving the Manunda
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Crossing the Equator
Crossing the Equator
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Finding Our Bunks
Finding Our Bunks
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Manunda Library
Manunda Library
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Sydney Harbour
Sydney Harbour
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