Annie Samson

Annie Samson, member of the Women's Welcome Committee, Australian Women's Association, political activist and social campaigner and Port Melbourne resident was tragically murdered in 1917.

Read an extract from Terry Keenan's book Welcoming the Wounded ANZACS telling her story.

Her grave at Williamstown Cemetery is in need of care. If you would be interested in assisting with its upkeep, please contact art&heritage@portphillip.vic.gov.au and we can direct you to the relevant person.

Image: George and Annie Samson taken between 22 January and 19 February 1917. (Courtesy: Don Davis, a son of George's sister Mary)


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