• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0153

Herring, Violet Muriel

(1880 – 1966)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 22 April, 1880, Jolimont Victoria Australia
  • Died 23 October, 1966, Perth Western Australia Australia
  • Occupation Community worker, Nurse


Violet Herring, née MacGregor, gave forty years of service to the Red Cross Society and was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her services to that organisation in 1954. Although educated in Melbourne, she spent most of her life in Queensland, and was a life member of the Creche and Kindergarten Association, vice-president of the District Nursing Association of Queensland for thirty years and a driver for the Lady Goodwin District Nursing Transport Corps for twenty years. She also served on the committees of the 2nd Australian Imperial Forces Nurses’ Fund and for the building of St Martin’s hospital.

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  • Membership
    • Queensland Women's Electoral League (1903 - )
  • Related Organisations
    • Australian Red Cross (1914 - )