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Biographical entry Smairl, Lilian




Lilian Smairl undertook nursing training at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. She spent twelve years as staff nurse at Parramatta district hospital before enlisting in the Queen Alexandra Royal Naval Nursing Service while visiting England. Smairl took part in the Dunkirk evacuation as well as serving on hospital ships such as the Vasna.



1 July 1941
Award - Associate of the Royal Red Cross (ARRC)

Archival resources

Australian War Memorial Research Centre

  • Lilian Smairl, Records, 1937 - 1969, PR87/128; Australian War Memorial Research Centre. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Alexander, John A. (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 1944, vol. 12, The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd, Melbourne, 1944, 906 pp. Details

Ailie Smith