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Dora Elizabeth BURCHILL

Born: 1904

Died: 2003

Special Achievements:

1975 -Awarded Short Story Prize by Department of Repatriation-Veteran Affairs
1998 - Awarded Order of Australia Medal
Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Nursing

Additional Information:

Announcer for BBC London
1946 - 3SR Shepparton - Chief woman announcer
South African Radio
TV Interviewer
1937 - Member of British Ambulance Unit, Spanish Civil War
1940-1946 - Captain 2/AIF Army Nursing Service, Middle East & Australia
Wrote articles for magazines and newspapers
Author of the following books:
1947 - Labrador Memories 1960 - Innamincka 1967 - New Guinea Nurse 1972 - Thursday Island Nurse
Pioneer Nurse - Australian Inland Mission - Innamincka, Papua New Guinea, Canada.
1975 - Short Story Prize - Dept of Repatriation & Veteran Affairs
1981 - The Paths I've Trod 1992 - Australian Nurses Since Nightingale 1860-1990