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Thomson, Marlienne (1933 - )

Born
1933
Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse and Missionary

Summary

Marlienne Thomson was born at Ceduna, South Australia. After two years as a dental nurse she began training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) in 1951. When training was completed she had appointments as staff nurse and charge nurse at the RAH. Marlienne attended the College of Nursing, Australia in 1958 and gained a diploma in ward management and teaching. On her return to Adelaide she was active in introducing new procedures at the RAH. She resigned in 1961 to attend the Adelaide Bible Institute and in 1964 went to South India to serve as a missionary at the Christian Medical College and Hospital at Vellore.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dThomson%2C+Martlienne%2C+1933-/dthomson+martlienne+1933/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dthomson+martlienne+1933&1,1, accessed 2004-01-28.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Marlienne Thomson [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, OH 17/15; Durdin, Dorothy (Joan) (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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