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Learmonth, Jessie S. (1872–1930)

Suddenly on Sunday Mrs. Jessie S. Learmonth, wife of Mr. Percy Learmonth, passed away at her home at Baillie street, Horsham, at the age of 58 years. The news of her passing caused much regret in Horsham, where she had lived for many years and had been prominently associated with all of the town and district activities. A native of Lillimur, the late Mrs. Learmonth was noted for her charitable work, and there were many little acts of kindness which she performed un-ostentatiously. As one of the founders of the Horsham branch of the A.W.N.L., she took a live interest in the branch; her association with the Benevolent Society and the Ladies' Hospital Collecting Committee will be remembered and her services will be vastly missed. During the war she was also an active unit in Red Cross work. She leaves a large circle of friends to mourn the loss of a valued comrade, and deep sympathy has been extended to her husband and family, viz., Annie (Nancy), Peter and Evan. Miss Learmonth recently went on a holiday trip to Colombo with Mr. and Mrs. F. Young. The funeral will take place at Hamilton today.

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