- 21 November 1933
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 6 July 2004
Chain Valley Bay, New South Wales, Australia
- Nurse, Social worker and Servicewoman
Patricia Deal was trained at the Rachel Forster Hospital at Redfern. She worked in various Repatriation Hospitals, becoming the Director of Nursing at the Repatriation General Hospital in Daw Park, Adelaide. She also served as a nurse in Vietnam as part of the Australian Army Nursing Corps and remained an active member, retiring in 1986 with the rank of Major.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Nursing icon a visionary 'Nightingale'', Adelaide Advertiser, 31 July 2004, p. 78; http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dDeal%2C+Patricia%2C+1931-/ddeal+patricia+1931/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=ddeal+patricia+1931&1,1, accessed 2004-04-29.