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Biographical entry Larke, Elizabeth Robson


Elizabeth Larke was the first woman member to be appointed to the Red Cross Field Service. She served in the Middle East and New Guinea before being appointed to the Red Cross National Headquarters in 1944.



1940 - 1943
Career position - Served in the Middle East with the Red Cross Field Service and the 1st and 6th Australian General Hospitals
1943 - 1944
Career position - Served in New Guinea as Commandant of the Field Force at the 2/5 Australian General Hospital in Port Moresby
April 1944
Career position - Red Cross National Headquarters

Archival resources

Australian War Memorial Research Centre

  • Elizabeth Larke, Records, 1940 - 1942, PR85/414; Australian War Memorial Research Centre. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


See also

  • Alexander, John A. ed., Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12 (Melbourne: The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, 1944), 906 pp. Details

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