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Ashton, Helen (1868 - 1939)

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Born
1868
Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia
Died
24 October 1939
Occupation
Community worker

Summary

Helen Ashton was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 4 October 1918 for her work for the Red Cross Society. Her husband, James, worked closely with the first president, Lady Helen Munro Ferguson.

Sources used to compile this entry: Rutledge, Martha, 'Ashton, James (1864-1939)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070114b.htm.

Rosemary Francis

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