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Rowe, Millie (Min) (1897 - 2008)

Born
1897
Kadina, South Australia, Australia
Died
2008
South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Millie Rowe (Min) was born near Kadina in South Australia. She recovered from tuberculous peritonitis in her late teen years, and was accepted for nursing training at the Wakefield Street Private Hospital, Adelaide, in 1917. In 1926 she became Matron of Wakefield Street Private Hospital, a position which she occupied until her retirement in 1946. She was an active member of the Australian Trained Nurses Association.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aRowe%2C+Millie+%28Min%29/arowe+millie+min/-6,0,0,B/frameset&FF=arowe+millie+1897&1,1,/indexsort=- accessed 2004-04-15.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Millie Rowe [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 10 July 1984, OH 17/67; Rowe, Millie (Min) (1897 - 2008); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Robin Secomb

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