Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
South Australia, Australia
- Nurse and Servicewoman
- Alternative Names
- Bryant, Kathleen (maiden name)
Kathleen Avery, née Bryant, was born at Port Augusta, grew up in Broken Hill. In 1914 she began training at Broken Hill Hospital. In 1917 she joined the Australian Army Nursing Service, and was posted mainly in Salonika. On return to Australia Kathleen continued as a member of the Army Nursing Reserve, but resumed civilian nursing. During the Second World War she helped establish the Woodside Camp hospital in South Australia. Throughout her career Kathleen was an active member of the Returned Sisters Sub-branch of the Returned Services League.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dAvery%2C+Kathleen%2C+1894-/davery+kathleen+1894/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=davery+kathleen+1894&1,1, accessed 2004-04-15.