Glad Cowie celebrated her 100th birthday 5 Nov 2023

Mrs Glad Cowie, formerly Gladys Skipper who married Harold Cowie WX8641 in 1947 celebrated her 100th Birthday on 5 November 2023 (Guy Fawkes Night)

Above:  Glad with daughters Gail and Faye.

Glad enjoyed afternoon tea with a gathering of extended family and friends at Kings Park.  Guest speakers included Ray Galliott, Secretary of Ex-POWs where Glad had held several responsible roles prior to closure of meetings..    Ray had organised for Glad to receive messages of congratulations from King Charles, Australia’s Prime Minister Mr. Albanese, WA’s Premier Roger Cook and Glad’s local MP Kate Chaney.   President Harry Tysoe spoke on behalf of 2/4th – the late Harold Cowie fought with 2/4th in Singapore and worked on Burma-Thai Railway with ‘F’ Force. Harold passed away in 1995 and Glad still to this day, resides in the original Cowie family home and is well able to take care of herself!