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Lyon, Edeline (Tommy) (1914 - 2005)

Born
1914
Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Died
2 August 2005
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Tommy Lyon went to schools at Canarvon and Perth. She completed her nurse training in Perth and Broome. Following her midwifery course Lyon nursed at Norseman. Lyon moved to Adelaide and worked at the Adelaide Hospital. In 1944 she left to get married. Lyon returned to nursing in 1964 working at St Andrew's and Wakefield St Hospitals. She retired in 1981 when she was 67.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dLyon%2C+Edeline/dlyon+edeline/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dlyon+edeline&1,1, accessed 2004-04-22; Adelaide Advertiser, 4 August 2005.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Tommy Lyon [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott, 1996, SRG 438/29/58; Lyon, Edeline (Tommy) (1914 - 2005); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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