Gay Halstead (formerly Sister G.E. Bury, RAAFNS) joined the RAAFNS in
1951 until 1954. She served at the RAAF Hospital at Iwakuni (Japan) and at the BCZMU in
Korea. On her return to Australia she was posted to the Queen's Flight for Her
Majesty's first tour of Australia and completed 20 flights. Gay is married with 2
children and 2 grandchildren and lives in rural Victoria. Hobbies include horse riding,
nature and Australian history and has had numerous works published.