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Daisy SHEARER

Also known as: née Swan

Additional Information:

Written on the back of the drawing:  Excellent cook.  Husband in government service.  Mrs Shearer was a former sister at the hospital.
Came to Alice Springs after war to wok as nursing sister in Alice Springs hospital.  Met and married husband c1948.


Resources

  • Image - Pecking for Chutney

    Pecking for Chutney Mrs Daisy Shearer (nee Swan) was a nursing sister at the Old Alice Springs Hospital. She was Sister-in-Charge of the children's ward in 1957. This competent and kind nurse also loved cooking. Also a cook of renown was Mrs McLeod who was a friendly redhead from England. She and her husband ran a grocery shop on the corner of Railway and Gregory Terraces.

    ct for NPWHF


  • Image - Pecking for Chutney

    Pecking for Chutney Mrs Daisy Shearer (nee Swan) was a nursing sister at the Old Alice Springs Hospital. She was Sister-in-Charge of the children's ward in 1957. This competent and kind nurse also loved cooking. Also a cook of renown was Mrs McLeod who was a friendly redhead from England. She and her husband ran a grocery shop on the corner of Railway and Gregory Terraces.

    ct for NPWHF


  • References

    The NPWHF "CWA caicatures by Butch Peverill & George Scott Brown" states her husband's name was Dave Shearer, and that his job was "Government Works & Housing officer."