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Hannon, Gwenyth (1909 - 2008)

Born
1909
Medindie, South Australia, Australia
Died
13 August 2008
Occupation
Dentist

Summary

Gwenyth Hannon attended St Peter's Girls' School. Hannon won an Education Department scholarship to dentistry at University. Following her graduation, in 1932, she became an Education Department dentist. In this position she travelled around the state doing dental work at schools. She married a fellow dental student who had a practice on North Terrace. Hannon worked in the dental practice from the war years. Her husband was killed in 1945 and Hannon was one of the initial members and one of the first vice presidents of the War Widows' Guild.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dHannon%2C+Gwenyth%2C+1909-/dhannon+gwenyth+1909/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dhannon+gwenyth+1909&1,1, accessed 2004-04-22.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Gwenyth Hannon [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Drake, 10 December 1998, SRG 438/29/61; Hannon, Gwenyth (1909 - 2008); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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