Exeter, Devon, England
- August 1920
Nailsworth, South Australia, Australia
- Alternative Names
- Bode, Mrs J. A. (also known as)
Bode was born at Exeter, England, and came to Australia with her family aged two. She grew up in Adelaide and went on to become a teacher. She published a number of poems, articles and short stories in journals and newspapers, as well as contributing a poem to The Australian Ladies' Annual (1878). A self-published volume of poetry, Original Poems, came out in 1885.