Patsy Adam-Smith

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Birthday
31, 1924
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 20, 2001 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1924
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 20, 2001 (77)

About

Australian author who wrote several popular books, including 1978's The Anzacs, 1984's Australian Women at War, and 1992's Prisoners of War. The Anzacs won the 1978 Age Book of the Year Award.

Before Fame

During World War II, she was the first female radio officer to serve on an Australian ship.

Trivia

She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1980.

Family Life

She was adopted in her early childhood by employees of the Australian railroad.

Associated With

She and fellow author Sarah Douglass were both born in Australia.

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