Ida Ellen Westneat

Ida Ellen Westneat, born in 1885 in Prahran, Victoria and was the second child of Charles Herbert Westneat and Mary Sarah Frost Westneat. Ida Ellen at some point in her childhood moved to New Zealand where she grew up in Napier and Hastings. Ida schooled in Napier and became a nurse working in the Napier Hospital. She then moved to Melbourne where she married Robert George Bertram.  They had one child, Joan Margaret Bertram born in 1916. In 1920, Ida returned from Melbourne to the Napier Hospital for surgery, but died from complications of the operation. Robert returned to Melbourne with 4 year old Joan.  Robert later re-married.


Joan Margaret Bertram