Ida Gertrude Burnett SMITH

Ida Gertrude Burnett Smith Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Maryborough
Resided
Brisbane
Occupation
Nurse
Enlisted
14-September-1916
Place
Kangaroo Point Military Hospital
Age
34
Status
Single
Service No
N/A
Rank
Sister
Unit
AANS India
Embarked
16-September-1916
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
India, England
Highest rank
Sister
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
May 1919
Notes

 Ida Smith joined the Australian Army Nursing Service at Kangaroo Point Military Hospital in Brisbane where, in September 1916, she enlisted for service in India. For two years she was a Staff Nurse at Colaba War Hospital in Bombay and Deccan British Hospital in Poona. In November 1918 she transferred to England and was promoted to Sister. She nursed at Australian Army Hospitals at Hereford and Dartford and returned to Australia in May 1919.