Janet Patteson DARLING
Also known as: née Gunther, Pat
Born: 31 August 1913
Died: December 2007Additional Information:
Nurse. Prisoner of War in Sumatra during World War II.
1941 – “Enlisted in the 2/10 Australian General Hospital and sent to what was then Malaya [now Malaysia] and later joined the retreat to Singapore”.
16 February 1942 - Off the coast of Sumatra, the Japanese sank the ship they were on. She was one of the 32 Australian nurses interned at South Sumatra, Indonesia.
Fetherston, Jerry. (1998, April). Lest We Forget. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 42-43.