• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001448

Interview with Pat Gerrard [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference OH 17/12
  • Date Range 11-Aug-87 - 11-Aug-87
  • Description

    45 minutes Pat Gerrard, nee Klingberg, was born at Cowell, on Eyre Peninsula, and grew up at Riverton. She began nursing training at Orroroo in 1941 and completed her training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 1945. In 1950 Pat worked at the Repatriation General Hospital at Daw Park and in 1951 she joined the Australian Army Nursing Service. Between 1952 and 1954 she was posted to Japan. The interview focuses on her experience during this period.

  • Access No restrictions on access.
  • Finding Aid Full transcript available (9 pages)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Gerrard, Patricia (1918 - 1997)