Mary Gertrude DURACK
Also known as: Dame Mary Durack, Virgilia, Aunt Mary, Mary Miller
Born: 20 February 1913
Died: 16 December 1994Special Achievements:
31 December 1977 - Appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), for her services to literature.
12 June 1989 - Appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).Additional Information:
Author of books telling the story of her family in The Kimberley district in Western Australia.
Image - Dame Mary Durack
Description: Dame Mary Durack (1913-1994) Australian author and historian Date: 11 March 1938 Source: http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3924855_1 - State Library of Western Australia Author: Susan Watkins (attributed on other websites for the same photo)
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Lang, Margot. (1979, 3 October). The Duracks back at the old homestead. The Australian Women’s Weekly, 167.