Sylvia Leighton

Sylvia Leighton remembers her school years at Tarrawanna and the impact of WWII on the community. She trained as a nurse in Sydney and then worked in Wollongong Hospital. After living in Sydney, Sylvia has returned to Wollongong in retirement.

Listen to Sylvia’s Interview

Sylvia’s audio interview can be downloaded here.


Tarrawanna – WWII – Nursing – Wollongong Hospital – Midwifery – Orphanage

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Sylvia’s Interview Transcript

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Sylvia’s Photo Album