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Waterhouse, Kathleen Lucy (1891 - 1987)

Born
1891
Clare, South Australia, Australia
Died
1987
Occupation
Nurse, Servicewoman and Nursing administrator

Summary

Kathleen Waterhouse was born at Clare, South Australia. In 1914 she commenced training at the Adelaide Children's Hospital. In 1917 Kathleen joined the Australian Army Nursing Service, and was posted to India until after the end of the war. In 1930 she was appointed Deputy Matron of the ACH, and in 1945 she became the Matron of that hospital, until her retirement in 1952. Miss Waterhouse was active in nursing affairs, and was a Foundation Fellow of the College of Nursing, Australia. She also served on the Council of the SA branch of the Australian Trained Nurses' Association.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aWaterhouse/awaterhouse/1,8,11,B/frameset&FF=awaterhouse+kathleen+lucy+1891+1987&2,,4 accessed 2004-04-15.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Kathleen Lucy Waterhouse [sound recording] Interviewer: Beth M. Robertson, 9 November 1981, OH 32/1; Waterhouse, Kathleen Lucy (1891 - 1987); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with Kathleen Lucy Waterhouse [sound recording] Interviewer: Beth M. Robertson, 17 May 1985, OH 33; Waterhouse, Kathleen Lucy (1891 - 1987); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with Kathleen Lucy Waterhouse [sound recording] Interviewer: Beth M. Robertson, 1979, OH 31/10; Waterhouse, Kathleen Lucy (1891 - 1987); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with Kathleen Lucy Waterhouse [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin, 10 January 1983, OH 17/23; Waterhouse, Kathleen Lucy (1891 - 1987); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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