• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4800

Mumme, Lillian Annie

(1906 – 1989)
  • Born 5 December, 1906, Boulder
  • Died 20 November, 1989, Fremantle

Details

Daughter of Frank Aloysius Mumme and Annie Miller Fraser, Lillian Annie Mumme was born in Boulder on 5 December 1906. The family moved to Collie in Western Australia for Frank’s work. Lillian completed her nursing training at the Kalgoorlie Government Hospital, and later worked in Busselton Hospital.

In WWII she served with the Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) enlisting in Moora Western Australia, she then from 16 October 1942 served with the 2nd/4th Australian Army Nursing Service in Queensland as Lieutenant. She was discharged from service on the 11 February 1946.

Lillian never married but continued to work as a nurse at various hospitals in Western Australia.

She died on 20 November 1989 in Bicton Private Hospital in Fremantle at the age of 82, and was buried in Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia.

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Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, Various Locations
    • Second Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1939-1947