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Annie Carnegie Brown
15 Lyndewode Road, Waituna
History of 15 Lyndewode Road
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.
Jessie Carnegie Brown, b 1864
Annie Carnegie Brown, b 1891, police constable
Cecilia O’Connell, b 1914, servant
Miss Carnegie Brown
Annie Carnegie brown died in 1981 and is buried in Mill Road Cemetery.