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Rae Rose JONES

Born: 9/12/1932

Died: 14/7/2010

Special Achievements:

Squash champion.

Played in every Masters Games since 1986.  
Won gold every year except in 1988, when she won silver.
Safely delivered twins on a ship via radio.

Additional Information:

Midwife, Alice Springs Hospital & Katherine Hospital.  Flight nurse, Aeromedical.
15 November 1972 - Was a passenger of Australia's first and only plane hijacking incident.
1987 - Awarded life membership in the Alice Springs Squash Club for her contribution as 6-year committee member, coaching, and assistance of younger players.


Resources

  • Image - Rae Jones

    NPWHF collection