Biographical entry Butler, Edith Dorothy Kate (1908 - )
- 25 February 1908
Peterborough, South Australia, Australia
Edith Butler trained as a nurse at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, where she was later staff sister. She was awarded the Royal Red Cross in 1945 in recognition of her work in the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) in the south-west Pacific area.
- 1928 - 1931
- Career position - Nurse training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital
- 1932 - 1938
- Career position - Staff Sister at the Royal Adelaide Hospital
- January 1940
- Career position - Matron at the Crippled Children's Home
- May 1940
- Career position - Left Australia on active service
- May 1941 - March 1942
- Career position - Matron with the 2/11 Australian General Hospital in the Middle East
- March 1942 - July 1942
- Career position - Matron with the 2nd and 3rd Australian General Hospital in England
- July 1942 - 1944?
- Career position - Matron with the 105 Australian General Hospital
- 1944? - 1946?
- Career position - Principal Matron with the South Australian Lines of Communication Area
- Award - Royal Red Cross (RRC) received
- 1946? - 1949?
- Career position - Chief Nurse for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in the British Zone, Austria
- Career position - Acting Principal Matron of the 4th Military District
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
- Biographical cuttings on Edith Butler, nurse, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
- 'Butler, Edith Dorothy Kate (19080225-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476398. Details
- Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details
Created: 10 March 2003, Last modified: 1 August 2007