Alice Blondell TAPP

TAPP, Alice Blondell

Service Number: AANS
Enlisted: 27 April 1917
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
Born: Mortlake, Vic., 1880
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Geelong Hospital
Occupation: Nurse
Died: At home, 12 Leaburn Ave, Caulfield, Vic., 9 June 1956, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
Cremation only
Memorials: Geelong Hospital Members of Staff Honor Roll, Kolora Honour Roll, Terang & District Nurses Memorial, Waurn Ponds Shire of South Barwon Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

27 Apr 1917: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Staff Nurse, SN AANS, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
9 May 1917: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Staff Nurse, SN AANS, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Embarked on HMAT 'A38' Ulysses from Sydney on 9th May 1917, disembarking Plymouth 25th July 1917.
4 Aug 1917: Transferred Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1),
  • 4th August 1917 - posted to Croydon War Hospital, Surrey England
  • 3rd January 1918 - posted to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth England
  • 15th August 1918 - posted to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall Middlesex England
  • 16th August 1918 - proceeded to France and posted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen France
  • 21st December 1918 - returned to England and posted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Sutton Veny
  • 7th March 1919 - admitted to hospital with Influenza, discharged on 31st March 1919
  • 9 Jun 1919: Promoted Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
    4 Jul 1919: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, SN AANS, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Embarked for return to Australia on SS Dunvegan Castle from England on 4th July 1919, disembarking Melbourne on 23rd August 1919.
    24 Oct 1919: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1), Sister, SN AANS, Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)

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    Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

    Daughter of Peter and Jenny (nee BLAKISTON) TAPP of Mt Pleasant Rd, Belmont, Geelong, Victoria.

    Sister of 

    • Edward Peter Tapp
    • William Jonas George Tapp
    • John Allan Tapp
    • Margaret Ethel Tapp
    • Charles Slater Tapp
    • Frank Latham Tapp
    • Ella May Tapp
    • Jonas Cecil Tapp
    • Wilhemina Jessie Tapp
    • Leslie Latham Tapp
    • Lillias Selina Tapp


    Trained 3 years Geelong Hospital

    Did not marry

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