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Creswell, Adelaide Elizabeth

Lady, OBE

Born
South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Community worker

Summary

Adelaide Creswell was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 15 March 1918 for services to the Red Cross Society. From 1914 to 1915 she was a member of the provisional committee of the Victorian Division of the Australian branch of the British Red Cross Society.

Sources used to compile this entry: Hyslop, Robert, 'Creswell, Sir William Rooke ( 1852-1933 )', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080163b.htm.

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