Sheila Armstrong (1930)


Lieutenant Sheila Armstrong NFX16459 Australian Army Medical Women’s Services (AAMWS)

Sheila attended Presbyterian Ladies’ College at Pymble as a day girl and was a Prefect and Hockey Captain in her final year, 1930. She was also a participant in the Service Corps and regularly reported on their activities in the School Magazine.

Sheila’s cards and letters to Miss Knox during the war tell of her service in New Guinea. She also advised Miss Knox that another PLC student, Blanche Downs, was based with her at the 2/7 Australian General Hospital.

Sheila never married and passed away on 20 August 1990, aged 79.

Letters and Photos