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Heather Starr, Leading Telegraphist, Women's Royal Australian Naval Service

Title
Heather Starr, Leading Telegraphist, Women's Royal Australian Naval Service
Repository
Australian War Memorial Research Centre
Reference
S00593
Date Range
13 June 1989
Creator
Dr Ruth Thompson
Description

Heather Starr, Leading Telegraphist, Women's Royal Australian Naval Service, interviewed by Dr Ruth Thompson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
Discussing pre-war employment; joining the Women's Emergency Signalling Corp; enlisting in the Navy; training at Navy Office, Melbourne; posting to HMAS Harman; leisure in Queanbeyan and Canberra; working with Y Section; security; disparity in pay between male and female members of the Australian Navy; uniforms; changes to HMAS Harman after 1944; demobilisation; post-demobilisation retraining; adjustment to civilian life.

Formats
cassette
Access
Cleared

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