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Gertrude O'Sullivan (1869–1949)

The death of Mrs. M. (Gertrude) O'Sullivan, of Bonney Avenue, Clayfield, this week, marked the passing of the last of a family prominent in Brisbane 60 years ago.

She was the daughter of Dr. Kevin I. O'Doherty, a leading member of the medical profession, and her mother was a gifted writer known as 'Eva of the Nation,' who was associated with Lady Wilde in work for the Nation newspaper.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • wedding, Queenslander, 29 November 1924, p 6
  • wedding, Queensland Figaro, 29 November 1924, p 8

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'O'Sullivan, Gertrude (1869–1949)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • O'Doherty, Gertrude

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


April, 1949 (aged ~ 80)

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