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Michelmore, Catherine (1910 - 2002)

Born
1910
Died
27 May 2002
Occupation
Nurse, Nurse educator and Nursing administrator

Summary

Catherine Michelmore was born in Adelaide. She began training at the Adelaide Children's Hospital (ACH) after the outbreak of war in 1939. In 1947 she returned to the ACH she set up and conducted the first Preliminary Training School in South Australia. In 1960 she was appointed Deputy Matron at the ACH, from which post she retired in 1970. Miss Michelmore served as a council member of the Royal College of Nursing, Australia, and in 1965 was National President of the College.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aMichelmore%2C+Catherine%2C+1910-/amichelmore+catherine+1910/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=amichelmore+catherine+1910&1,1, accessed 2004-04-08.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Catherine Michelmore [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 1 May 1988, OH 17/37; Michelmore, Catherine (1910 - 2002); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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