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Helen Fox (Nellie) Graham (1874–1944)

This entry is from Obituaries Australia

After a very brief illness the death occurred at St. Marys on Thursday night of Helen Fox Graham, wife of William Graham, of St. Marys.

Mrs. Graham was a foundation member of the women's committee of St. Marys District Hospital and was an active member for many years of the St. Marys W.A.O.M. During the last year she was a staunch supporter of the Red Cross.

Born at Hobkerk, Scotland, Mrs. Graham was the younger daughter of the late Walter and Jane Amos, Leith, Scotland. She came to Tasmania after her marriage and was well known in the St. Marys district for more than thirty years.

Mrs. Graham is survived by her husband and two sons, William (A.I.F) and Walter (A.I.F.), and three daughters, Jean (Mrs. G. F. Forster, Brisbane), Linnet (Mrs. J. H. Turner) and Nancy (St. Marys).

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'Graham, Helen Fox (Nellie) (1874–1944)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

© Copyright Labour Australia, 2012

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Alternative Names
  • Amos, Helen Fox

20 October, 1874
Hobkirk, Roxburghshire, Scotland


20 April, 1944 (aged 69)
St Marys, Tasmania, Australia

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