• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0879

Bidstrup, Jean (Eve)

(1913 – 2009)
  • Born 26 November, 1913, Tumby Bay South Australia Australia
  • Died 14 December, 2009, South Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Servicewoman


Eve Bidstrup, née Blacker, grew up at Willunga, South Australia. In 1940 Eve was called up to the Australian Army Nursing Service. She was attached to the 2/4 Australian General Hospital and went with the unit to the Middle East early in 1941. The nurses in the unit were evacuated from Tobruk just before the siege of that garrison. In March 1942 the unit returned to Australia.

Published resources

Archival resources

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

Related entries

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