• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0928

Lyon, Edeline (Tommy)

(1914 – 2005)
  • Born 1 January, 1914, Geraldton Western Australia Australia
  • Died 2 August, 2005
  • Occupation Nurse


Tommy Lyon went to schools at Canarvon and Perth. She completed her nurse training in Perth and Broome. Following her midwifery course Lyon nursed at Norseman. Lyon moved to Adelaide and worked at the Adelaide Hospital. In 1944 she left to get married. Lyon returned to nursing in 1964 working at St Andrew’s and Wakefield St Hospitals. She retired in 1981 when she was 67.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Tommy Lyon [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

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