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McCREADY Aldyth Margaret

Service: RAAF – Laverton Transit Departure and Reception Centre
Service number: 90691
Locality on Enlistment: Ondit
Duration of Service: 23 Jan 1942 – 14 Mar 1947
Prisoner of War: No
Honours: None for Display
Date and Place of Birth: 9 Sep 1911 Colac
Parents: Alexander McCREADY and Lydia Ethel WRAY
Spouse: Syvert NILSEN
Date and Place of Death: 23 Jan 2004 Donvale
Place of Burial: Springvale Botanical Cemetery

Aldyth McCready, left.

NOTES: Photograph – East Sale, Victoria c1943.  Aldyth McCready (later Nilsen) (left), Driver of Motor Transport, Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF), and Jo Robinson (later Saunders), WAAAF, standing on the front path leading to their house at the new station of No. 1 Operational Training Unit (1OTU). Robinson is holding a bunch of flowers from the garden. The garden was named the `botanical gardens’ by the RAAF airmen. (Donor A. Nilsen)   Australian War Memorial