• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0890

Rowe, Millie (Min)

(1897 – 2008)
  • Born 1 January, 1897, Kadina South Australia Australia
  • Died 31 December, 2008, South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Nurse


Millie Rowe (Min) was born near Kadina in South Australia. She recovered from tuberculous peritonitis in her late teen years, and was accepted for nursing training at the Wakefield Street Private Hospital, Adelaide, in 1917. In 1926 she became Matron of Wakefield Street Private Hospital, a position which she occupied until her retirement in 1946. She was an active member of the Australian Trained Nurses Association.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Millie Rowe [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin