NEAL Gladys Hilda 103766

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftwoman Gladys Hilda NEAL

Service No: 103766
Born: Ballarat VIC, 10 July 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 March 1943 (at Perth WA)
Unit: Transportation and Movements Office, WAAAF
Died: Illness, Perth WA, 10 November 1943, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of Albury and Hilda Emma Neal, of Shenton Park.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 10 November 1943, Aircraftwoman Neal, a Clerk Pay, died of an illness at No. 110 Australian General Hospital. Aircraftwoman Neal is the first woman to die while in RAAF service in WA.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/29/57