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Miller, Mary Elizabeth

Lady, OBE

Born
Australia
Occupation
Community worker

Summary

Mary Miller, with her husband, Edward, whom she married in September 1877, was an early member of the Australian Red Cross Society in Victoria. They had two sons. Mary Miller was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her war work in 1918. Her husband, a financier, pastoralist and politician, was knighted in 1917 and held the position of Honorary Treasurer of the Australian Red Cross Society until 1928.

Sources used to compile this entry: Finlay, E. M., 'Miller, Sir Edward (1848-1932)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100496b.htm.

Rosemary Francis

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