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Creswell, Lady Adelaide Elizabeth (1859–1945)

Lady Creswell, n.d.

Lady Creswell, n.d.

from Who's Who of the World of Women, vol 2, 1934

Lady Adelaide Elizabeth Creswell (Adelaide), O.B.E.

Born, Adelaide, South Australia. Daughter of Mr. Justice Stow, Supreme Court, South Australia. Wife of the late Vice-Admiral Sir W. R. Creswell, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., etc. Family, four sons and two daughters. Captain Randolph W. Creswell, of the Imperial Camel Corps, and Lieutenant Colin Fraser Creswell, R.N., were both killed in action during the Great War.

CHARITIES. Engaged in all forms of Social Service Work, being specially interested in the Lady Lamington Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, and the Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria.

COMMITTEES. Victoria League, Arts and Crafts Society, Alexandra Club, Chairman, Home Hospital Committee of Red Cross Society during the Great War. Member of both Australian and Victorian Red Cross Councils. Invested with O.B.E. at the close of the war.

Original Publication

  • Who's Who of the World of Women (Reference Press Association), vol 2, 1934

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