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Cowley, Marie

OBE

Occupation
Charity worker

Summary

Lady Marie Cowley was president of the Soldiers Comforts Fund, which combined a large number of Funds raised by Corps and Regiments for sending comforts to soldiers from Queensland during the First World War. She was appointed OBE - Officer of the Order of the British Empire - 19 October 1920 for her work as President of the Soldiers Comforts Fund.

Sources used to compile this entry: Honours New Year 1920, 1919 - 1920, H25; National Archives of Australia, National Office.

Archival resources

National Archives of Australia, National Office

  • Honours New Year 1920, 1919 - 1920, H25; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details

Ailie Smith

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