Anzac Day Tasmania 2021: Touching tribute for Tasmania's own 'war heroine'

Jessica Willard
Updated April 24 2021 - 9:16pm, first published 11:30am
Launceston-born Clare Deacon went beyond the call of duty in World War I. Pictures: Supplied
Launceston-born Clare Deacon went beyond the call of duty in World War I. Pictures: Supplied

Launceston-born Clare Deacon (pictured) went beyond the call of duty in World War I. However, until recently many people, including her relatives, were unaware of her remarkable story.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.

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