Zara (Dare) Wilson
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Zara (Dare) Wilson (1886 - 1965)

Zara "Sarah" Wilson formerly Dare
Born in Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 4 Mar 1940 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Brisbane, Queensland, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Dec 2013
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Zara Dare was one of the first woman police officers in the Queensland Police Force in 1931 along with Ellen O’Donnell. She was forced to retire (resign) in 1940 at the time of her marriage.


  • Queensland Marriage registration - 1940/B/38471, Event date: 04/03/1940 as Zara
  • Queensland Death registration #1965/B/76470 as Zara
  • Dare, Zara (1886 - 1965) The Australian's Women's Register . An initiative of The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne. Accessed online on the 20th of February 2020 at:


Thank you to Mark Spooner for creating WikiTree profile Dare-187 through the import of Spooner.ged on Dec 19, 2013.

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