• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0889

Dohnt, Lynley Eva

(1898 – 1991)
  • Born 1 January, 1898, Gumeracha South Australia Australia
  • Died 31 December, 1991, South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Nurse, Servicewoman


Lynley Dohnt was born at Gumeracha, South Australia. In January 1941, she was called up for service with the Air Force. With the rank of matron, Miss Dohnt served in Australia and overseas, and was discharged from the Air Force Nursing Service in 1946. After a short time as assistant to the almoner at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, she became the House Sister, an appointment which she retained until her retirement in 1958.

Published resources

Archival resources

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

Related entries

  • Related Organisations
    • Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service (RAAFNS) (1940 - )