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Appleford, Alice Ross (1891 - 1968)

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Born: 5 August 1891  Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 17 August 1968  Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia.
Alice Ross Appleford was a member of the Australian Army Nursing Service during the First World War. She was twice mentioned in dispatches and was awarded the Military Medal and the Royal Red Cross (2nd class). Appleford later assisted her husband in establishing a first aid military unit and was assistant commandant of the Voluntary Aid Detachments (VADs). During the Second World War Appleford was assistant controller of the Australian Army Medical Women's Service, Victoria, rising to the rank of Major in 1942. She was awarded the Royal Red Cross in 1945.

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Alternative Names: King, Alice Ross (maiden name) | Ross-King, Alice (maiden name)

1917Military Medal (MM) received
1918Royal Red Cross (2nd Class) (ARRC) received
1945Royal Red Cross (RRC) received
1949Florence Nightingale Medal received from the International Committee of the Red Cross

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Created: 10 March 2003
Modified: 8 February 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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