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Memorable Manitobans: Audrey Joan Grills (1915-2009)


Born in Winnipeg on 24 October 1915, she was a graduate of the St. Boniface Hospital School of Nursing. She served with the Canadian Army during the Second World War as a Lieutenant Nursing Sister with Number 25 Canadian General Hospital, serving overseas in England, France and Belgium. She was a Charter and Founding Member of the Canadian College of Health Service Nurses, and retired in 1980 as the Director of Nursing at the Misericordia General Hospital, as well as being a Past President of the Canadian Association of Nursing Sisters units in Winnipeg and then in Calgary (Alberta). She died at Calgary on 21 February 2009.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 February 2009.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 October 2014

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