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Royal honour awarded to NZ woman for first time

19/04/1884 - Royal honour awarded to NZ woman for first time

The Royal Red Cross was awarded to Miss Alice Crisp, matron of Auckland Hospital, in a ceremony at Government House, Auckland.

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