• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0287

Smith, Ada

(1889 – 1965)
  • Born 14 December, 1889, Australia
  • Died 1 June, 1965, Queensland Australia
  • Occupation Typist


Ada Smith was appointed Typist in the Land Tax Branch, Brisbane in November 1911. She worked in various other positions, including Confidential Typist to the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation, Central Office, Melbourne (1921-1924) and Personal Typist to State Commissioner of Taxes, Queensland (1924-1942), retiring in December 1954. In recognition of her work in the Taxation Office she was awarded the Imperial Service Medal, 29 March 1955.

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Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    • Honours and Awards - Imperial Service Medals - Date of Award: 16 June 1955; Recipient(s): AYRTON, Alfred William, and SMITH, Miss Ada