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Interview with Tommy Lyon [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Tommy Lyon [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/58
Date Range
1996
Creator
Lyon, Edeline (Tommy) (1914 - 2005)
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Tommy was born in 1914 in Geraldton, WA. She talks about her family, schools at Canarvon and Perth, nurse training in Perth and Broome, doing midwifery, nursing at Norseman, illnesses of fiance, moving to Adelaide, stories about life on the property with her parents, left Adelaide Hospital in 1944 to get married, she returned in 1964 to St Andrew's hospital and Wakefield St Hospital. She retired in 1981 when she was 67.

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  • Adelaide Lyceum Club, 1922 - 2000, SRG 438; Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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