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Millard, Valda

Born
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Valda Millard, née Salmon, was born in Adelaide, and spent her childhood at Quorn, South Australia. After nursing in New South Wales and Queensland Val returned to South Australia and in 1951 was Clinic Sister for the Mothers and Babies Health Association (MBHA) in Port Lincoln and at Port Adelaide. This was followed by further appointments in Victoria and on a mission station on the Solomon Islands. Her nursing career resumed in Port Lincoln in the 1960s and she remained in the service of the MBHA until her retirement in 1983.

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

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Valda Millard [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 10 May 1985, OH 17/52; Millard, Valda; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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