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Biggs, Lucy Blanche

OBE

Born
Australia
Occupation
Medical practitioner

Summary

Lucy Biggs completed her medical training at the University of Melbourne, graduating MB BS in 1946. She held appointments at the Bendigo Base and the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospitals before embarking on work as a medical missionary in Papua New Guinea. She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 1 January 1975 for her work as a medical missionary in Papua New Guinea.

Sources used to compile this entry: Medical directory of Australia 1970, p.60.

Rosemary Francis

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