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Western Australia - Organisation

Greenbushes Hostel (1942 - 1946)

  • Greenbushes Hostel, Western Australia, ca. 1942.

    Greenbushes Hostel, Western Australia, ca. 1942., c. 1942, courtesy of State Library of Western Australia.
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From
1942
Greenbushes
To
1946
Categories
Children's Home, Home and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • Sister Kate's Children's Cottage Home, Greenbushes (also known as)

Greenbushes Hostel was the name given to the Sister Kate's Children's Cottage Home during its wartime evacuation to Greenbushes in southern Western Australia. Some children and staff relocated to the de-licensed Duke of York Hotel at Greenbushes on 29 February 1942. By 1944, some of the children and staff had returned to Queen's Park but Greenbushes was kept on until about December 1946.

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Events

1942 - 1946
Location - Some children and staff from Sister Kate's Children's Home at Queen's Park relocated to the de-licensed Duke of York Hotel, Greenbushes during the war. Location: Greenbushes

Publications

Books

  • Whittington, Vera, Sister Kate: a life dedicated to children in need of care, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia, 1999. Details

Online Resources

Photos

May Holt and children at Greenbushes following evacuation from the Queens Park Children's Cottage Home, Western Australia, ca. 1942.
Title
May Holt and children at Greenbushes following evacuation from the Queens Park Children's Cottage Home, Western Australia, ca. 1942.
Type
Image
Date
c. 1942
Source
State Library of Western Australia

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Greenbushes Hostel, Western Australia, ca. 1942.
Title
Greenbushes Hostel, Western Australia, ca. 1942.
Type
Image
Date
c. 1942
Source
State Library of Western Australia

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Sister Kate Finds a Haven for her Kiddies
Title
Sister Kate Finds a Haven for her Kiddies
Type
Image
Date
1 March 1942
Source
National Library of Australia

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Sister Kate Finds a Haven for her Kiddies', Sunday Times, Sunday Times, 1 March 1942, p. 10, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59166084; Whittington, Vera, Sister Kate: a life dedicated to children in need of care, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia, 1999.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser