Stella Antoinette BROADHEAD

BROADHEAD, Stella Antoinette

Service Number: Nurse
Enlisted: 6 July 1915
Last Rank: Sister
Last Unit: 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
Born: Goulburn, New South Wales, 29 March 1874
Home Town: Cobar, Cobar, New South Wales
Schooling: Inverary & Goulburn State Schools
Occupation: Sister
Died: Natural causes, New South Wales, 6 June 1945, aged 71 years
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
Show Relationships

World War 1 Service

6 Jul 1915: Enlisted Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, Australian Army Nursing Service
14 Jul 1915: Involvement Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, SN Nurse, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Jul 1915: Embarked Australian Army Nursing Service, Staff Nurse, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
9 Jun 1919: Discharged Australian Army Nursing Service, Sister, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF

Suffering Meningitis and Inflammation of the Hand

Mrs. F Walpole, of Goulburn, has received a wire informing her that her sister, Nurse Broadhead, who is in France, is suffering from meningitis and inflammation of the hand. Nurse Broadhead is a sister of Messrs. Lindsay and Marsh Broadhead, of Bungonia. The nurse was trained in the Goulburn Hospital and was at one time matron of Cobar Hospital.

Goulburn Evening Penny Post Thursday 05 April 1917 page 4



The death took place early this morning of Sister Stella Antoinette Broadhead. Born at Goulburn, she was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. David Broadhead and Mrs. Mary Emily Broadhead, ''of Inverary Park. She was a sister of Mr. H.L. Broadhead, of Goulburn; Mr. D. M. Broadhead, of Inverary Park, Bungonia; Mrs. E. E.Wyatt, of Castle Hill, and Mrs. F. Walpole, of Terrigal. A brother, Oswald Arthur, predeceased. Miss Broadhead was educated at Inverary and Goulburn. She took up the profession of nursing and was trained at Goulburn District Hospital. She was matron at several public hospitals and was at Cobar in 1914, when she enlisted for service in the First Great War. She served for four years in many theatres of war in France and Egypt and was an Anzac. After war service she returned to Australia as matron of Cobar for some years. She then transferred to Nyngan, but, later took up a private hospital at Clifton, Queensland. From there, she went to a private hospital at Ganmain. After eight years there she took up Bush Nursing and was in charge of several centres, including Bargo district, from where she retired and resided at Terrigal, where she made her home until her death. The funeral will take place at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium on Thursday.

Goulburn Evening Post Wednesday 06 June 1945 page 2

Showing 2 of 2 stories


Born Goulbum, NSW
Daughter of David and Emily BROADHEAD
Sister of Ethel Blanche WALPOLE
Enlisted 06 July 1915 at Goulburn, NSW
Embarked 15 July 1915
Appointment terminated 09 June 1919
Did not marry
Died 06 June 1945 in NSW
Buried Northern Suburbs Crematorium