LEST WE FORGET

Corporal Phyllis Mary ATKINSON

Service No: 92242
Born: Burnie TAS, 18 January 1922
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 May 1942
Unit: No. 1 Personnel Depot
Died: Illness, Hobart TAS, 2 September 1946, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Hobart (Cornelian Bay) Public Cemetery, Tasmania
CWGC Additional Information: Daughter of Francis John Wesley Atkinson and Ada Mabel Atkinson, of Burnie
Roll of Honour: Burnie TAS
Remembered: Panel 117, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

In April 1946, while on leave from No. 1 Personnel Depot, Corporal Atkinson a Telephone Operator, became seriously ill at Burnie Tasmania, and was admitted to the Hobart Sanatorium. She died on 2 September 1946.

References:

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, 166/4/305

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