• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001429

Interview with Eve Ainsworth [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference OH 17/16
  • Date Range 5-Feb-88 - 5-Feb-88
  • Description

    1 hour Eve Ainsworth was born in Adelaide, South Australia and was adopted in infancy by the couple whose name she was given. Eve’s childhood was spent at Tarcoola and Port Augusta, and later at Ashfield. In 1933 Eve began training at the Hutt Street Private Hospital, and did midwifery training in Melbourne. She was called up for duty with the Australian Army Nursing Service in 1941 and went to the Middle East later that year. On her return to Australia Eve nursed in Queensland, until her marriage in 1944.

  • Access No restrictions on access.
  • Finding Aid Full transcript available (13 pages)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Ainsworth, Eve (1914 - 1994)