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From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Sheet of paper with calligraphic dedication and statement in heavy paper folder.
Object Registration
padre oliver, order of the british empire, elizabeth ii
Historical information
The Reverend Frank Leslie Oliver Senior Chaplain at the Mission to seamen from 1930-1960 was awarded an OBE in 1956.
When Made
January 1956
Indicative of the recognition of long service at the Mission and reflects early vice regal support for the Mission and services, ongoing Royal patronage by the Princess Royal, and previous interest with visits by HRH Prince of Wales in 1920 and the Governor of Australia Duke and Duchess of Gloucester circa 1945.
Inscriptions & Markings
see image
Last updated
14 Aug 2020 at 11:01AM