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Lucy Meredith BRYCE

Born: 12 June 1897

Died: 30 July 1968

Special Achievements:

Established Australia's first blood transfusion service.

Additional Information:

1922-28 - Held research posts at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Victoria.
1925-26 - Lister Institute, London, England.
1928-1934 - Bacteriologist and clinical pathologist at the (Royal) Melbourne Hospital.
1929-1966 - Director of the Victorian division of the Australian Red Cross Society Blood Transfusion Service and clinical pathologist.
1934 - Entered private practice, clinical pathologist.
1934-1946 - Researched at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Victoria.
1939-1944 - Researched at the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories.
World War II - Held the rank of Major, 115th Australian General Hospital, Heidelberg, visiting specialist.
1 January 1951 - Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire Civil (CBE), for her work as director of the Victoria Blood Transfusion Service.
2001 - Inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.