LEST WE FORGET
Aircraftswoman Shirley Francis ATKINSON
Service No: 111920
Born: Canterbury VIC, 22 November 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 January 1944 (at Perth WA)
Unit: Headquarters Southern Area, Melbourne VIC
Died: Illness, Heidelberg VIC, 20 February 1946, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of Francis William and Constance Lavinia Atkinson, of Belmont Park, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
On 20 February 1946, Aircraftwoman Atkinson, a Stewardess, died of an illness at No. 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg.
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/4/1300