Betty Helen Stewart Cochran

Flight Officer
1915- 8 October 1945

Betty Cochran was the younger daughter of George Nelson Cochran and Alice Wallace Cochran, of Tayport, Fife.

She attended Dundee High School and Polam Hall, Darlington, where she gained an Honours Certificate with distinction in mathematics in the Cambridge examination.

She became a legal apprentice in Dundee and then graduated in law from the University of Edinburgh, in 1938. She was described as a "brilliant scholar."

She was a keen sportswoman and enjoyed golf, tennis, hockey, lacrosse and horse riding. She also played the piano.

She died at the Indian General Hospital on 8 Oct 1945, of peritonitis. She is buried at Kandy War Cemetery, Sri Lanka.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 18 July 1938. (with photo)