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  • Millicent Armstrong (1888-1973)

  • Taken from The Green Room Pictorial, 1 March 1924, p. 18.

    Armstrong held a B.A. (1910) from Sydney University with first class honours in English. Enlisting in 1916, she served as an orderly during World War I writing pieces for performance and using her colleagues and patients as cast members. Posted to France in 1917 Armstrong was awarded the Croix de Guerre for her bravery in rescuing wounded soldiers while under fire. She embarked for Australia on the Osterley on 21 May, 1919.

    None of her war plays are known to have survived.

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    Drought on the Hay Plain. Photograph by Tim Keegan. Published under CC BY-SA 2.0. Via Wikimedia Commons. Source

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