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Parker, Kathleen Isabel Alice (Kay) (1906 - 1979)

Born
23 November 1906
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Died
16 June 1979
Wyoming, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Servicewoman and Nurse

Summary

Captain Kay Parker was one of the six army nurses and eleven civilians who were taken to Japan as Prisoners of War from Rabaul on 23rd January 1942.

Sources used to compile this entry: Bassett, Jan, 'Parker, Kathleen Isabel Alice (Kay) (1916-1979)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150660b.htm.

Digital resources

Title
Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) in Manila, after release from internment at Yokohama, at a prisoner of war (POW) processing unit on their way home.
Type
Image
Date
4 September 1945
Control
019152
Source
Australian War Memorial

Details

Anne Heywood

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