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Kirwan, Joan Dorothy (1924 - 2003)

RRC, QHNS, FRCNA

Born
29 October 1924
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
11 November 2003
Occupation
Servicewoman, Nurse and Matron

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Events

26 July 1954
Joined the Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service
13 June 1957
Awarded the Royal Red Cross for her services to air force nursing
1975 - 1979
Matron-in-chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service

Sources used to compile this entry: Hudson, Susan, 'RAAF nurse who flew to the top of her profession', The Age, Obituaries, 23 December 2003, p. 7.

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