- 15 November 1910
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Mickey Syer enlisted at Claremont, Western Australia, in the Australian Army on 6 February 1941. A member of the Australian Army Nursing Service, she was stationed with the 2/10th Australian General Hospital when captured by the Japanese during the fall of Singapore. Mickey spent three and a half years in Japanese prisoner of war camps in Sumatra.
During October 1945, she returned to Australia and was discharged from the Army on 10 August 1948.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.angellpro.com.au/women.htm accessed 2003-03-26.