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Winn, Gertrude E. (?–1931)

Mrs. Gertrude E. M. Winn, who died at her residence, Mandalong-road, Mosman, on Tuesday night, was a well-known worker for charity.

During the war she was a vice-president of the 30th Battalion Committee, and it was at her instigation that the committee established a tearoom at the Royal Agricultural Society's Show Ground, which was conducted by members of the committee when any event was in progress there. The tearoom raised a considerable sum for the committee's funds. For many years Mrs. Winn was associated with Mrs. R. T. Ball in work for the Hospital Saturday Fund, and she organised the first motor outing for this cause.

Of late years, her best-known work was in connection with the Sydney Hospital auxiliary, of which she was the president for the past seven years. She was also interested in the Far West Children's Health Scheme and the New South Wales Association of Deaf and Dumb Citizens. Her last effort was the organisation of the Sydney Hospital Ball, which took place in August.

Her only child is Mrs. Kenneth Patrick, of Mosman.

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'Winn, Gertrude E. (?–1931)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/winn-gertrude-e-13946/text24846, accessed 27 November 2021.

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