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Biographical entry Baudinet, Dora Isabel (1883 - 1945)

Born
19 April 1883
Coongulmerang, Victoria, Australia
Died
19 December 1945
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Nurse and Public servant

Summary

Nurse Dora Bassett founded the Sunshine Association of Tasmania in 1938, an organisation dedicated to providing convalescent care to underprivileged and isolated children. Bassett worked to raise funds and plan the building of the Association's sea-side holiday home, but died in 1945 before it was built. The Association continued its work and the home opened in 1951. Baudinet had also served as a nurse with the 1st Australian General Hospital during the First World War in Egypt, France and England.

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1910
Education - Obtained nursing certificate, Hobart General Hospital
June 1915 - November 1917
Career position - Nurse, 1st Australian General Hospital, Australian Army Nursing Service
1923 - 1944
Career position - School Nurse, Tasmanian Education Department
1938
Career event - Established the Sunshine Association of Tasmania
1945
Career position - President of the Returned Army Sisters' Association

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