Story: Rout, Ettie Annie

Ettie Annie Rout (centre, hatless) with her Volunteer Sisterhood, which includes Eileen Savell (front row, right)

Ettie Rout with her Volunteer Sisterhood

In 1915 during the Gallipoli campaign, Ettie Annie Rout (centre, hatless) established the Volunteer Sisterhood to provide catering and hospital services for New Zealand soldiers stationed in Egypt; Eileen Savell (front row, right) was one of those who answered the call.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
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Photograph by Stanley P. Andrew

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How to cite this page:

Jane Tolerton. 'Rout, Ettie Annie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2022)