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21-June-2015
21-June-2015
Photographs supplied by P. J. Stomberg

A plaque on the grave of Millicent Bryant, commemorates the first woman in Australia to gain an “A” private pilot licence in 1927.

Just seven months after gaining her pilot`s licence in 1927, she was killed in the Greycliffe tragedy, when the passenger liner Tahiti ran over and sank the small ferry Greycliffe in Sydney Harbour on the 3rd November 1927.

Location

Address:Griffiths Street, Manly Cemetery, Plot H.389, Manly, 2095
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.792864
Long: 151.270946
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Aviation
Actual Event STart Date:23-March-1927
Actual Event End Date:23-March-1927

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:May-2007
Front Inscription

Australian Womens Pilots Association commemorates MILLICENT MAUDE BRYANT

The first woman in Australia to gain an “A” private pilot licence Number A71 in a De Havilland 60 Moth Aircraft on 23rd March 1927

80th Anniversary 1927-2007

 

Source: MA
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