Posts Tagged ‘World War 1’

Milton’s ‘Angel of Mercy’, Sister Kitty Porter

Australian nurses served with great distinction during World War 1. Although they were often initially not welcomed by officers who thought that the theatre of war was no place for a woman, even a trained nurse, women like Sister Katherine ‘Kitty’ Agnes Lawrence Porter of Milton were soon looked upon as ‘Angels of the Battlefield’ who helped save many lives.