Scope and Content

Dark brown “leather” photograph album with moulded desert scene on front, plus three loose photographs. Inside cover of album reads ‘H. S. Hanckel, Palestine, 1942.’

Contents of the album include:

Pages 1-2: Photographs of Kenneth Elliot and Netta c.1944

Page 3: Nurses in standard QA uniform and orderlies, many named, c. 1942

Pages 4-6: Views of Palestine

Pages 7-8: Nurses, soldiers, airmen in uniform in Palestine

Pages 9-10: Lanscape photography showing areas of Palestine

Pages 11-13: Nurses, soldiers, airmen in uniform in Palestine, cuttings from journals, including wartime wedding of Marquess of Douro in Jerusalem

Pages 15-18: Nurses, soldiers, airmen, patients in uniform in Palestine

Pages 19-25: views of Jerusalem.

Pages 26-27: Netta on horseback c. 1942

Page 28: Several images of a cat called Whiskey

Page29: Nurses dressed for tennis in Egypt/Palestine c.1942

Inside back cover: Photographs of nurses and military personnel.

Access Information

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact the RCN Archives in advance of their first visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Royal College of Nursing