Kōrero: Veterans’ assistance

Red Cross convalescent home

Red Cross convalescent home

The Red Cross military convalescent home at Montecillo, Dunedin (later renamed the Montecillo Veterans' Home and Hospital), opened in 1918. When this photo was taken, probably in the 1930s, the home served veterans of both the First World War and the earlier South African War. Matron Douglass is seated fourth from right in the second row. Other Red Cross nurses include Miss Morrow (standing fourth from left in the second row) and Miss Gillespie (standing second from right).

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New Zealand Red Cross

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Mark Derby, 'Veterans’ assistance - Medical rehabilitation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31973/red-cross-convalescent-home (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012