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Wassell, Edith

MBE

Occupation
Secretary

Summary

Edith Wassell was a travelling organiser, as well as Assistant Secretary, of the Red Cross in Queensland. On the resignation of the Secretary in 1918, Edith Wassell took her place. She was appointed as Member of the Order of the British Empire, 19 October 1920, for her services to the Red Cross in Queensland.

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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