• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0930

Hannon, Gwenyth

(1909 – 2008)
  • Born 1 January, 1909, Medindie South Australia Australia
  • Died 13 August, 2008
  • Occupation Dentist


Gwenyth Hannon attended St Peter’s Girls’ School. Hannon won an Education Department scholarship to dentistry at University. Following her graduation, in 1932, she became an Education Department dentist. In this position she travelled around the state doing dental work at schools. She married a fellow dental student who had a practice on North Terrace. Hannon worked in the dental practice from the war years. Her husband was killed in 1945 and Hannon was one of the initial members and one of the first vice presidents of the War Widows’ Guild.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Gwenyth Hannon [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Drake

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