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A plaque commemorates medical practitioner Gertrude Ella Mead (1867-1919).

During World War One, Dr Mead, an honorary life member of the St John Ambulance Brigade and a Perth divisional surgeon in 1915-19, lectured to Red Cross nurses and was an honorary medical officer at the Fremantle Base Hospital in 1918. Mrs Muriel Chase, who founded the Silver Chain Association, credited Dr Mead with the suggestion to use surplus donations for the salary of a district nurse in Perth.

Dr Mead joined the committee of the Silver Chain Nursing League in 1912.

Location

Address:6 Sundercombe Street, Silver Chain Headquarters, Osborne Park, 6017
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.906075
Long: 115.811358
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Medicine
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…
Source: ADB
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