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MAC KNIGHT, Ella Annie Noble

Born: 1904

Died: 1/4/1997

Special Achievements:

30 Nov 1929 - One of the first women to gain flying licence in Victoria.
First woman to serve on Australian Regional Council and also first female Australian president awarded Order of Dame of the British Empire in 1969, for her services to medicine.

Additional Information:

1929 - Sixth Victorian and 17th Australian to receive a pilot’s license.  “A” type license, number 415.