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Biographical entry Baker, Edith Clarice (1899 - 1983)

Born
13 July 1899
Port Wakefield, South Australia, Australia
Died
1983
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Edith Baker trained as a nurse at the Memorial Hospital, Adelaide, before gaining nursing experience in South Africa and England. During the Second World War she was a member of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Nursing Service, rising to the position of area matron.

Details

Events

1921 - 1925
Education - Training at the Memorial Hospital, Adelaide
1925 - 1941
Career position - Nursing experience in South Africa and England
January 1941
Career position - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Nursing Service
January 1942 - March 1943
Career position - Senior Sister in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Nursing Service
March 1943 - November 1943
Career position - Matron with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Nursing Service
November 1943 - 1944
Career position - Area Matron at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Nursing Service

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details

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