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Bage, Jessie Eleanor

OBE, OStJ

Born
South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Social welfare

Summary

In 1935 Jessie Bage became the first woman appointed to the Royal Melbourne Hospital Management committee. Educated at Melbourne Church of England Girls Grammar School Bage was a member of the school council. Jessie Bage House, which accommodates Year 12 students boarding at the school, is named in her honour. For her service with a number of social welfare associations Jessie Bage was appointed an Officer to the Order of the British Empire on 2 Janurary 1956.

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Events

1916 - 1920
Served with the Military Voluntary Aid Detachment in English and French Hospitals during World War I
1921 - 1934
Honorary secretary of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Auxiliary
1928 - 1975
Council member of the Melbourne Church of England Girls' Grammar School
1935 - 1975
Member of the Committee of Management at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
2 Janurary 1956
Appointed Officer to the Order of the British Empire

Sources used to compile this entry: Draper, W J (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1980, 23 edn, The Herald and Weekly Times, Melbourne, 1908, 928 pp. p. 72..

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