Sybil Mildred GREENAWAY

Greenaway Sybil Mildred Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
New Zealand
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Nurse
Enlisted
14-June-1915
Place
Briabane
Age
37
Status
Single
Service No
N/A
Rank
Staff Nurse
Unit
Australian Army Nursing Service
Embarked
25-June-1915
Place
Fremantle
Active Service
France
Highest rank
Sister
Honours and Awards
Mentioned in Despatches
Fate
Returned to Australia
August 1919
Notes

Sybil Greenaway was a Sister at Toowoomba General Hospital prior to becoming Matron of St Mildred’s Private Hospital in Bundaberg. In June 1915 she enlisted in the Australian Army Nursing Service and embarked for England, She was posted to the 1000-bed No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Hareford, before transferring to France in January 1916, assigned to the Australian General Hospital at Rouen. She served in reserve and front line locations in France for more than three and a half years and nursed on the troop ship when she returned to Australia. In March 1919 she was Mentioned in Despatches, “for her conspicuous services while serving with the AIF”.