• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0856

Ainsworth, Eve

(1914 – 1994)
  • Born 1 January, 1914, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Died 20 July, 1994, New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Servicewoman


Eve Ainsworth was born in Adelaide, South Australia and was adopted in infancy by the couple whose name she was given. In 1941 she was called up for duty with the Australian Army Nursing Service and went to the Middle East later that year. On her return to Australia Eve nursed in Queensland, until her marriage in 1944.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Eve Ainsworth [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

Related entries

  • Related Organisations
    • Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) (1902 - 1948)