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Annie Carnegie Brown

15 Lyndewode Road, Waituna

History of 15 Lyndewode Road

1913:

James Neal

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1935:

Mrs Carnegie Brown

Annie Carnegie Brown was the city’s first policewoman. She came to the city in 1923 when her salary was £3 a week. During WWII she was involved in the interrogation of German spies because of her fluency in the language. She retired in 1947 as a sergeant. Once when arresting a woman in Ely she was stabbed with a carving knife but returned to work the next day. She was a keen coarse and fly fisher.

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1939:

Jessie Carnegie Brown, b 1864

Annie Carnegie Brown, b 1891, police constable

Cecilia O’Connell, b 1914, servant

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1962:

Miss Carnegie Brown

Annie Carnegie brown died in 1981 and is buried in Mill Road Cemetery.

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