• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0472

Meyer, Hilda Florence

(1899 – )
  • Born 31 December, 1899, Kalgoorlie Western Australia Australia
  • Occupation Servicewoman


Major Hilda Florence Meyer was appointed Assistant Controller Australian Army Medical Women’s Service (AAMWS) Land Headquarters (L.H.Q) and she served in this capacity from November 1942 until August 1944. She attended the third Australian Women’s Services Administrative School in Melbourne, which was established in 1943, to gain advanced training in Army organisation and administration. Courses were held at the school between October 1943 and July 1945. Major Meyer was appointed Deputy Assistant Controller AAMWS Headquarters, Western Command, to administer the movement and placement of AAMWS in Western Australian medical units between 1944 and 1945.

Source used to compile this entry: From Blue to Khaki by Betty Mount-Batten p. 48

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Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    • MEYER HILDA FLORENCE : Service Number - VX117124 : Date of birth - 31 Dec 1899 : Place of birth - KALGOORLIE WA : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE VIC : Next of Kin - MEYER HILDA

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    • Australian Army Medical Women's Service (AAMWS) (1942 - 1951)