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Wilhelmina Overall
Wilhelmina Overall
Wilhelmina Overall at the age of 101
Birth: 6 October 1908
Coopers Shoot, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 21 October 2018
Pottsville, New South Wales, Australia
Age: 110 years, 15 days
Country: AustraliaAUS

Wilhelmina Elizabeth Overall (née Hill; 6 October 1908 – 21 October 2018) was an unvalidated Australian supercentenarian.


Wilhelmina Elizabeth Hill was born in Coopers Shoot on 6 October 1908. Her father was Jack Hill. She grew up on a farm. As a child, she moved to Tyagarah, followed by a Knockrow dairy farm and then to Bondi Beach as a newlywed after marrying Percy Overall. The couple had three children: Jan, John and Toni.

Overall never smoked but enjoyed an occasional beer, her favourite being Tooheys Old. She was a keen bowler and played at the Condong, Cabarita and Pottsville Bowls Clubs for many years. Her closests described her as one strong lady who has had a positive impact on many lives.

On 20 September 2018, she became the oldest known living person in Australia following the death of Margaret Vivian. As she was 109 years old at the time, it was the first time Australia was without a supercentenarian since 2009.

Overall passed away on 21 October 2018 at the age of 110 years, 15 days. She was succeeded as Australia’s oldest known living person by Agnes Kluckhenn.


Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Helen DunbarJessie PearceClara ByrneAda SharpHonora CorriganMary KeeferJosephine GasseElizabeth SwattonSamuel RoweSarah Potter • Jane Piercy • Mary NixonCaroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada WhitfieldBeatrice Pollock • Gertie Nesbitt • Kit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPherson • Christina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah DaveyMyra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie CookeMargaret VivianWilhelmina OverallAgnes Kluckhenn • Mabel CrosbyDexter KrugerIvy TateIna Reid