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Australia Remembers 6 PB

Wartime Nurses

Authors: Jacqui Halpin
Military History, Nursing
230mm x 260mm


For over 100 years Australia’s military nurses have been risking their own lives to save the lives of others. From nursing Gallipoli wounded in Egypt during World War I, to treating injured troops and civilians in modern day Afghanistan, with skill, devotion, and compassion these courageous nurses have cared for the casualties of war.

Australia Remembers 6: Care and Compassion – Wartime Nurses shines a light on the remarkable women, and later men, who have served, and continue to serve Australia and humanity during times of war, conflict and natural disasters. The hardships, dangers and sorrows they faced is made accessible to younger readers and highlights the outstanding contribution of these often-forgotten heroes. With historic photographs, quotes from past and present-day nurses, fascinating facts and medical breakthroughs, questions and fun activities, it provides engaging and informative reading for children, adults and educators.

Australia Remembers 6: Care and Compassion – Wartime Nurses ensures Australia’s military nurses will be remembered for the sacrifices they have made, the care they have given, and the lives they have saved.

Praise for the series:

Australia Remembers truly stands out like one of the tallest poppies in its field. (Romi Sharp, Just Kids Lit)

There are also questions to ponder and activities to do, all in all making this a superb contribution … (Barbara Braxton, The Bottom Shelf)

Jacqui Halpin

Jacqui Halpin

Jacqui Halpin is a former registered nurse, turned children’s author. Her passion for children’s books came when reading bedtime stories to her three children. She now enjoys reading her own picture books to her grandchildren. Jacqui has a passion for history which was sparked by stories of her larrikin father’s childhood escapades and tales from […]

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