Photograph [Dorothy 'Tommy' Aickin]

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'Tommy' (Dorothy) Aickin, in nurse uniform. One of three daughters of Eva (Coates) and Hugh Aickin; Elizabeth, Dorothy and Joy, the youngest. Tommy worked as a nurse on a tuberculosis ward during WWII and caught the disease herself. She died at Ruatuna in 1944. Handwritten on reverse 'To Tom, with lots of love from Bette / Mrs Aickin 63 Woodside'.
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Dimensions: 107 x 65mm
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photographic paper
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XR.1719

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