- 3 March 1914
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Nurse and Servicewoman
- Alternative Names
- Pyman, Betty (maiden name)
Betty Bradwell, née Pyman, was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Betty was called up to the Australian Army Nursing Service in 1940. In April 1941 Betty sailed with the 2/10 Australian General Hospital for Malaysia. After the withdrawal of forces from Singapore in February 1942, Betty and some of her fellow nurses reached Australia unlike many of their companions. Betty's army career continued with postings to New Guinea, and in Australia.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/abradwell%2C+betty/abradwell+betty/1,1,2,B/frameset&FF=abradwell+betty+1914&2,,2 accessed 2004-04-15.