Joyce Debenham SEAGER
Also known as: née Tearne, Joy, Joyce Debenham HENNIKER
Died: 7/09/1991Special Achievements:
January 1925 - First woman doctor at Kingscote, on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. She was the sole medical practitioner, pharmacist, and dentist.
1945 - She was the only doctor in Kingston, located on South Australia's south-east coastline on the shores of Lacepede Bay.Additional Information:
1966 - Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire, for her care of ex-servicemen.
Author of Joy Seager - Kangaroo Island Doctor.
Lyle, Gwen. (1990, September). A Pioneer Country Practice. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 49.