Sister Edna May Weber (later Edna May Besch) at Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1930
Title Sister Edna May Weber (later Edna May Besch) at Rockhampton Hospital ca. 1930
Description Edna May Weber was born on 22 July 1905 in Queensland. She commenced nurse training at the Rockhampton Hospital on 28 December 1925 and completed it in 1929. After a brief interval, she completed her midwifery certificate at the Rockhampton Women's Hospital. The completion of this certificate occurred at about the time that the Women's Hospital was closed as the new Lady Goodwin Maternity Hospital opened on the Rockhampton Hospital site. Edna Weber undertook private nursing before becoming Matron of the Muttaburra Hospital and then a member of the RAAF Nursing Service from 1941 - 1947.
Image Number 237
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Donated by Edna May Besch (née Weber)
Subject Nurses
Subject Weber, Edna May
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time ca. 1930
Format of Original Studio photograph: col 45 cm x 27.5 cm; scan .tif 25.4 MB 2394 x 3703 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.

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