- 28 July 1909
Maylands, South Australia, Australia
- 12 November 1991
- Nurse and Servicewoman
Elizabeth (Bette) Uren was born at Maylands, South Australia. She was called up to the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) and embarked for overseas in May 1940. After ten months at the 2/3 Austalian General Hospital (AGH) in Surrey the nurses transferred to the Middle East and staffed the 2/11 AGH in Alexandria. On return to Australia Bette Uren served in Toowoomba and Warwick. In 1943 she was appointed Sister-in-Charge of a Casualty Clearing Station which in January 1945 was posted to the Solomon Islands. Bette's final experience in the AANS was at the military hospital at Daws Road.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aUren%2C+Elizabeth%2C+1909-/auren+elizabeth+1909/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=auren+elizabeth+1909&1,1, accessed 2004-04-15.