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Hoare Sisters : 30-December-2012
Hoare Sisters : 30-December-2012

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Gates of district hospital in memory of pioneer nurses Catherine and Elizabeth Hoare for their nursing service and the the achievements and dedication of nursing in the district.

Catherine and Elizabeth Hoare conducted a private hospital for many years, and were known affectionately as Nurse Kitty and Sister Lizzie. After their retirement the hospital became a bush nursing hospital and when the Donald District hospital was built the opportunity to honour them was taken. Catherine died in 1939 and Elizabeth in 1963.

Location

Address:Aitken Avenue, District Hospital, Donald, 3480
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.366667
Long: 142.976769
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1964
Left Side Inscription

In memory of Catherine Hoare.

Erected by the citizens of Donald to commemorate her lifetime of nursing service 1965

 

Right Side Inscription

In memory of Elizabeth Hoare.

Erected by the citizens of Donald to commemorate her lifetime of nursing service 1965 

Source: MA,RUMV,VMR
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