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SHAVE, Norma Irene Annetta interviewed by Rangimaria Suddaby and Shona Fordyce

 Record Group — Box: 17
Identifier: H0113
Overview Norma recalls her education and employment at a Thornbury farm, leisure activities e.g. fly fishing, dances, growing vegetables, learning to drive and doing the drivers licence test. At the age of 12 Norma decided she wanted to be a nurse and put her name down to become a nurse at Kew Hospital aged 20/21. She goes on to give an account of a fire at Kew Hospital in August 1939, the evacuation of patients and the repurposing of Lorne Hospital for patients. In 1950 she travelled to London to work...
Dates: 2012

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