Scone and District CWA Joyce Bridge Memorial Rooms

CWA meeting rooms with baby health centre memorial plaque - street viewMemorial plaque to Sister Ada Joyce BridgeCountry Women's Association letter to Australian Army about Sister Bridge
Description

A simple iron-roofed cottage, serving originally as a baby health centre and the meeting rooms of the Scone branch of the Country Women's Association (CWA). In 1955, the rooms were dedicated to Sister Ada Joyce Bridge who died in 1942 during the Second World War, after the Fall of Singapore. The dedication plaque is located on the front verandah.

Inscription

In memory of Sister Ada Joyce Bridge who lost her life through enemy action after the fall of Singapore on 16th February 1942.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Sister Ada Joyce Bridge World War 2 NFX76284 AANS view
Address
1 Surman Street
Scone NSW 2337
Local Government Area
  • Upper Hunter Shire
Memorial type
  • Building
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
circa 12 March 1955
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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