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.

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

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Sylvia Leighton’s Interview