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Biographical entry Fall, Constance Amy (1903 - 1998)

OBE, RRC

Born
13 October 1903
Birmingham, England
Died
1998
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Constance Fall trained as a nurse at the Launceston Public Hospital, Tasmania, graduating in 1924. During the Second World War she was Lieutenant-Colonel in charge of the Australian Army Nursing Service in the Tasmania Line of Communication Area and matron-in-charge of the 1st Australian General Hospital, Australian Imperial Forces. Fall was mentioned in dispatches in 1941. Other positions held by Fall included Matron at the Quirindi District Hospital, New South Wales and Principal Matron at Eastern Command, New South Wales.

Details

Events

1942
Award - Royal Red Cross (RRC) received
1976
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Lieutenant Constance Amy Fall, former Principal Matron Australian General Hospital, Middle East, 1942, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

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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