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Deal, Patricia (1933 - 2004)

Born
21 November 1933
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
6 July 2004
Chain Valley Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Nurse, Social worker and Servicewoman

Summary

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.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Patricia Deal [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 22 February 1990, OH 17/44; Deal, Patricia (1933 - 2004); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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