- Brief biography of Tilly Devine
- Australia -- Biography
Brief biography of Tilly Devine, produced by the Australian War Memorial
Thousands of English war brides came to Australia after the First World War, but one would become notorious as a leading Sydney criminal. Matilda Twiss married Sapper James Devine, a former Queensland shearer, on 12 August 1917 in London when she was 16 years old. He returned to Sydney in 1919 and she followed early the next year.