Army honours Broken Hill nurse
Friday, 11th October, 2019
By Craig Brealey
The largest Army barracks in Brisbane has been named in honour of Vivian Bullwinkel, the Broken Hill Hospital nurse who survived a massacre in World War II and went on to serve with distinction during and after the war.
Gallipoli Barracks’ 17th Brigade Precinct was renamed the “Bullwinkel Lines” at a ceremony held last month.
This is a signal honour because usually a barracks is named after a battle.
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