Winifred Marie Narelle BULLARD
Also known as: Narelle
Died: 1 May 1983Special Achievements:
1937 - Began first Girl Guides Association in Tanganyika, Africa.
1953 - First Australian Deaconess to receive Imperial Honours, when appointed a Member of the British Empire (MBE) and to the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Also was given the Coronation Medal.Additional Information:
1928 - Ordained in St Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, New South Wales, by the Archbishop of Sydney.
1928-1958 - Missionary with Church Mission Society of Australia, serving in Tanganyika, (now Tanzania) Africa, as a nurse/missionary serving mothers and babies.
1937 - Obtained a certificate of degree as Associate of the London School of Music and qualified to teach piano.
1958 – Retired, returning to Wentworth Falls, in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, where she set up a Christian house of healing.
Fear and Ignorance of African Women. The Rosendale Free Press. June 12, 1937:page unknown.
Stories of Mission Work in Africa. The Rosendale Free Press. July 3, 1937:page unknown.
Bullard, (Deaconess) W. Narelle. “The Last Twenty Years”.