• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001461

Interview with Kathleen Avery [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference OH 17/24
  • Date Range 21-Nov-85 - 21-Nov-85
  • Description

    30 minutes Kathleen Avery, nee Bryant, was born at Port Augusta, grew up in Broken Hill, and attended Tormore House School in Adelaide. In 1914 she began training at Broken Hill Hospital. In 1917 she joined the Australian Army Nursing Service, and was posted mainly in Salonika. On return to Australia Kathleen continued as a member of the Army Nursing Reserve, but resumed civilian nursing. During the Second World War she helped establish the Woodside Camp hospital. Throughout her career Kathleen was an active member of the Returned Sisters Sub-branch of the Returned Services League.

  • Access No restrictions on access.
  • Finding Aid Full transcript available (7 pages)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Avery, Kathleen J (1894 - 1990)