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Affleck, Minnie. - Letter to her sister - from Pretoria, South Africa. July 17th, 1900. - In Macleod, Mrs. - For the flag or lays and incidents of the South African War. - Charlottetown,P.E.I. : Archibald Irwin, 1901. - P. 127-129. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 75107

Gibbon, John Murray ; Mathewson, Mary S. - Three centuries of Canadian nursing. - Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1947. - 505 P. -

  • Chapter XXXI: "Boer War". - P. 289-293

Labat, Gaston P. - Le livre d'or (The golden book) of the Canadian Contingents in South Africa with an appendix on Canadian loyalty : containing letters, documents, photographs : portraits of Queen Victoria ; King Edward VII ; and the Queen of England. - Montreal : [s.n.], 1901. - xii, 178, xii, 199, 66 P. - Text in English and French. - Title on added t.p. : Le livre d'or des Contingents canadiens dans l'Afrique du Sud avec un appendice sur le loyalisme canadien : contenant lettres, documents, photographies ainsi que les portraits de la Reine Victoria ; du Roi Edouard VII ; et de la Reine d'Angleterre. - Reproduced in microform format : CIHM microfiche series, no. 73976

  • Includes biographies, several letters in English and French.

  • "The Nurses". - P. 106; "A nurse and the war : one of those with Battery 'D' tells of hospital work". - Appendix. - P. 10

The military nurses of Canada : recollections of Canadian military nurses. - E.A. Landells, Editor. - White Rock,BC : Co-Publishing, 1975. - 3 vol.

  • Vol. 1, Chapter 1 "The history of military nursing in Canada : South African War". - P. 5-7

Moxley, Andrew. - "Angels of mercy". - Canada at war and peace : a millennium of military heritage. - Ottawa : Esprit de Corps Books, [1999]. - P. 128. - Reprinted from Esprit de corps, vol. 2, issue 8.

Nicholson, G.W.L. [Gerald William Lingen]. - Canada's nursing sisters. - Toronto : Hakkert, 1975. - 272 P. - (Canadian War Museum historical publication ; 13)

*The Nursing Sisters' Memorial [online]. - Veterans Affairs Canada, 1998. - [Cited August 25, 2000]. - Access :
 - Also available in French: Le Monument commemoratif des infirmières militaires

*Pope, Georgina Fane. - "Report B, Ottawa, Canada, January 17, 1901". - In, Canada. Dept. of Militia and Defence. - Supplementary report : organization, equipment, despatch and service of the Canadian Contingents during the war in South Africa, 1899-1900. - Sessional paper, no. 35a. - Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1901. - P. 63-65. - Also published in French : Document de la session, no 35a

*Pope, Georgina Fane. - "Report on service of nursing sisters, Ottawa, 3rd November 1902". - In, Canada. Dept. of Militia and Defence. - Further supplementary report : organization, equipment, despatch and service of Canadian Contingents during the war in South Africa, 1899-1902. - Sessional paper, no. 35a. - Ottawa : King's Printer, 1903. - Part II, P. 65-66. - Also available in French: Document de la session, no 35a

Victorian Nurses in the Boer War (Australia) [online]. - [Cited August 25, 2000]. - Access:

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