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A plaque commemorates Sister Amy Dorrington who was accidently killed at Tunkalilla in 1934 while on a mission of mercy.
Two persons were killed on Friday morning when the car in which they were travelling on their way to attend a man suffering from snakebite crashed over a cliff on the Yankalilla track, near Yankalilla. The victims were Henry A. Stuck, motor mechanic, of Prospect, and Sister A. Dorrington, trained nurse, of Yankalilla
The Narracoorte Herald (SA), 25 December 1934.
Sister Stacey has been appointed district nurse at Yankalilla and neighborhood in place of Sister Watson, who has been. transferred to Parina. Other district nurses remembered for their good work are Misses Pizey, Kelly and Amy Dorrington. Sister Dorrington was accidentally killed at Yankalila. She served with the A.I.F. Her memorial window is in Christ Church, and a marble tablet in her honor is affixed to the gates of the soldiers park.
News (Adelaide), 13 June 1939.
|Address:||Main South Road, Yankalilla District War Memorial, Yankalilla, 5203|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.457693|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||21-December-1934|
|Actual Event End Date:||21-December-1934|
In memory of Sister A. Dorrington late A.I.F. & D.T.N.S.
Accidently killed at Tunkalilla
21st December 1934, whilst on a mission of mercy.
Erected by Returned Soldiers.