Moriarty, Barbara Ierne (1902-1979)

Also known as
Boyd Moriarty, Barbara (1902-1979)
Moriarty, Biddy (1902-1979)
Field of activity
Red Cross field representative; Welfare worker
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1463873

Biographies

Barbara Ierne (Biddy) Moriarty (1902-1979), Red Cross field representative, was born on 13 April 1902 at Ipswich, Queensland, second daughter of Travers Robert Goff, an English-born bank manager, and his...

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Biddy Moriarty was a member of the Australian Red Cross Society's field force during the World War. She undertook Red Cross work with repatriated prisoners of war during the final years of the war, which included being a member of the Red Cross contingent assisting the 2nd POW Reception Group in Singapore.

  • Career position - Attached to the Australian Comforts Fund in Palestine and Alexandria
  • Career position - Cipher Officer for the Royal Navy in Alexandria for six months
  • Career position - Joined the Australian Red Cross Society's Field force and was attached to the 2nd/2nd Australian General Hospital in Kantara, Egypt
  • Career position - Returned to Australia and performed Red Cross duties in New South Wales, Victoria, Darwin and North Queensland
  • Career position - Red Cross Work among repatriated prisoners of war in the Middle East
  • Career position - Returned to England and was attached to the Australian Army Staff to prepare the reception of exchanged and liberated prisoners of was
  • Career position - Member of the Red Cross contingent in Singapore assisting the 2nd POW Reception Group (3 months)
  • Career position - Discharged from the Red Cross
  • Award - Florence Nightingale Medal received from the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Career position - Worked as a Copy Writer and Clerical Assistant at David Jones Ltd. in Sydney

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Resources for Barbara Ierne Moriarty

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Moriarty, Barbara Ierne
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003
  3. Moriarty, Barbara Ierne (Biddy) (1902-1979)
    Hill, A. J.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 408-409
  4. Who's Who in Australia 1944
    Alexander, John A.
    Published: The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944

Resources about Barbara Ierne Moriarty (1)

  1. Benedict Read collection of papers relating to and by P. L. Travers, ca. 1961-1983
    Read, Benedict, 1945-2016
    [ Unpublished : 1983 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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