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A plaque commemorates the work of Jean Pottie O.A.M. to Tarcutta and District. Jean Pottie was a nursing sister for 20 years and patron of the Women's Auxiliary with over 50 years of service. 

A Tarcutta District co-operative Community Hospital Ltd was formed on the 21 Aug 1958 with plans to build a hospital in Tarcutta. At their first Annual General Meeting on the 4 November 1959 a resolution was passed that Mrs Dorothy Wild and Mrs Jean Pottie convene a meeting to form a Womans Auxilary. On the 20 November 1959 the first Auxiliary Meeting took place with 22 people present thus the formation of the “Tarcutta Hospital Auxilary”. 


Address:Sydney Street, Tarcutta, 2652
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.277347
Long: 147.737372
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 27th October, 2001
Front Inscription

  A Tribute To
Jean Pottie O.A.M.
In Recognition Of Her
Work Within Tarcutta
And District Community

27 - 10 - 2001

Source: MA
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