Matron Gertrude Everil (Gus) Moore
Title Matron Gertrude Everil (Gus) Moore
Description The photograph shows Matron Gertrude Everil (Gus) Moore who was born in Queensland on 02 July 1909 and died in 1987. Gus Moore had a distinguished career in nursing. Morning Bulletin articles refer to her as Matron of Hillcrest Hospital in Rockhampton as early as 1948. After extensive service at this hospital she became Matron of the Yeppoon Hospital. The Gertrude E Moore Memorial Nursing Home which was on Anzac Parade, Yeppoon was named in her honour. She was awarded the Order of the British Empire - Member (Civil) (MBE) on 01 January 1976 for her service to nursing.
Image Number 65
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original)
Subject Hospital Matrons
Subject Moore, Gertrude
Subject Nurses
Coverage - Spatial Yeppoon, Queensland
Coverage - Time ca. 1970's
Format of Original photographic print: b&w; Scan. .tif file 5.1 MB 919 x 1917 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.