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Gibbs, Vera (1905 - ?)

Born
1905
Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse and Community worker

Summary

Vera Gibbs was born at Port Adelaide, South Australia. In 1946 she was nominated by the Australian Nursing Federation for an appointment with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, which took her to Germany and Poland in the immediate post-war period. Gibbs was Matron at the Darwin hospital and held a senior post at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. On her retirement she began private palliative care nursing.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aGibbs%2C+Vera%2C+1905-/agibbs+vera+1905/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=agibbs+vera+1905&1,1, accessed 2004-04-15.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Vera Gibbs [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 3 September 1986, OH 17/58; Gibbs, Vera (1905 - ?); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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