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Rosetta Phoebe (Etta) Phillips (1871–1953)

Rosetta Phillips left Melbourne in 1910 to work as an artist in Paris. During World War I she did voluntary work as a nurse in France and Italy assisting allied soldiers. From the 1920s she apparently lived in England. She died there in 1953.

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'Phillips, Rosetta Phoebe (Etta) (1871–1953)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 22 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


1 August, 1953 (aged ~ 82)
Hastings, East Sussex, England

Cause of Death

heart disease

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