Doctor and Nursing Staff, Muttaburra Hospital ca. 1936
Title Doctor and Nursing Staff, Muttaburra Hospital ca. 1936
Description The photograph shows Nurse Ruthenburg, Matron Edna May Weber, Sister Collins and Dr J. A. Arratta at the Muttaburra Hospital ca. 1936. Dr Joseph Andrew Arratta had arrived in Muttaburra in 1925 and served his community for 35 years before retiring in 1960. In the 1959 New Years Honours list he was awarded an MBE in recognition of his service to medicine. Edna Weber was Matron at the hospital from early 1936 until mid-1940 at which time she resigned in order to enlist to serve in World War 2.
Image Number 285
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Photograph donated by Edna May Besch (née Weber)
Subject Arratta, J. A., Dr
Subject Collins, Sister
Subject Doctors
Subject Muttaburra Hospital
Subject Nurses
Subject Ruthenburg, Nurse
Subject Weber, Edna May
Coverage - Spatial Muttaburra, Queensland
Coverage - Time ca. 1936
Format of Original copy print: b&w 177 x 125 mm; scan .tif 8.5 MB 2066 x 1451 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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