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Brown, Kathleen

Born
South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Kate Brown was born in South Australia. On leaving school she worked at the Kate Cocks Babies' Home at Brighton until beginning training in 1947, at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Midwifery training followed, then country hospital nursing in various parts of Australia, and nursing overseas in Britain and South Africa. She retired in 1990.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Kathleen Brown [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 6 October 1988, OH 17/17; Brown, Kathleen; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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