- 19 February 1891
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
- 25 November 1948
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
- Army Nurse and Nurse
- Alternative Names
- Firkin, Gladys (married name)
Gladys Elizabeth Clare Boon served in the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) at Salonika, Greece from 1917 to 1919 and then briefly in England before returning to Australia. Trained at Orange Hospital, she nursed at Bathurst District Hospital and Wallsend Hospital before her marriage to Arthur Firkin in 1925.