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Dorothy Edna REIS

Also known as: née Bishop

Special Achievements:

1928 - First Queensland woman to obtain a pilot's licence.

Additional Information:

She learned to

drive a car at the age of 12 years, being

one of the first woman motorists in


When little more than a child she

undertook the passenger car service

from Charleville, through Augathella.

to Tambo, the men drivers being ill

with influenza, and for several months

she continued doing the 260-mile journey

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