- 22 September 1913
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- 24 October 2004
- Servicewoman and Lecturer
Alma Hartshorn was a member of the Australian Student Christian Movement before she joined the Australian Women's Army Service on 14 December 1942. She attended the first officer's school and was later posted as Assistant Commandant Northern Command with the rank of Captain. Hartshorn was discharged on 1 March 1945.
Following the war, Hartshorn became a lecturer in Social Work at the University of Queensland. A member of the AWAS Association Qld, she became patron in 1995. For her academic and professional work, Alma Hartshorn was awarded an OAM (Member of the Order of Australia) on 26 January 1983, as well as a Fullbright Scholarship.