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Biographical entry Boyce, Una Parry (1911 - 2003)

AM, OBE

Born
6 April 1911
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
29 October 2003
Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Una Boyce trained and worked as a nurse and midwife during the 1930s. In 1961 she became state secretary of the War Widows Guild of Australia, New South Wales, a position she held for almost thirty years. Boyce was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire, 1 January 1971, and Member of the Order of Australia, 10 June 1991, for her service to war widows.

Details

Events

1934
Career position - General Trained Nurse
1935
Career position - Registered Midwife at Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital in London, UK
1936
Career position - Diploma at the University of London, UK
1936 - 1938
Career position - Sister Tutor at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
1961 - 1989
Career position - State Secretary of the War Widows Guild of Australia, New South Wales
1970
Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
1991
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Una Boyce, former secretary of the War Widows' Guild of NSW, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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