Tilly was born and raised at RAAF SFS where she was then partnered with her handler on an AFSEC Military Working Dog Handler IET course in July 2016. They were subsequently posted to 2SECFOR Townsville, QLD from 2016-2020. 2021 posted to 2SECFOR Tindal, NT until she retired in 2021 due to Osteoarthritis. Since being retired Tilly has lived in Derby, WA and is now located back in Townsville, QLD living her best, laid back North QLD grey nomad life.