Gertrude Mary Zichy-Woinarski

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Gertrude Mary Zichy-Woinarski MBE (2 March 1874 – 4 November 1955) was an Australian welfare worker. She was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1954 Birthday Honours "for distinguished services to many charitable organisations."[1] During age 26 she was elected a member of the Melbourne Ladies' Benevolent Society Gertrude became a 'district visitor' in North Melbourne. In August 1913 she was elected a vice-president of the society.

Zichy-Woinarski was born in Ballarat, Victoria to English-born parents, Henry Brind and his wife Hester Bennet, née Goodfellow. She married Victor Joseph Emanuel Zichy-Woinarski in 1895, with whom she had four children. She died in Mordialloc, Melbourne, Victoria.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "THEY WERE HONORED BY THE QUEEN". The Argus (Melbourne). Victoria, Australia. 10 June 1954. p. 6. Retrieved 2 April 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ Bush, Janine. "Zichy-Woinarski, Gertrude Mary (1874–1955)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. ISSN 1833-7538. Retrieved 18 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Birth Certificate: Gertrude Mary Brind". Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria. Retrieved 21 April 2018.

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