Colonel Dulcie Verinder's appointment was "Head of Corps", rather than Director. She graduated from the first WRAAC Officer Cadet Course in December 1952, and served in various capacities with the WRAAC, including five years as Chief Instructor at the WRAAC School.
In 1976 Dulcie Verinder was promoted to Colonel. At that time she was the only female officer to have been promoted to Colonel for appointment outside her Corps.
Colonel Dulcie Elizabeth Verinder was Head of the Women's Royal Australian Army Corps from 1979 until 1981. On 14 July 1977 she was awarded the National Medal.
Sources used to compile this entry: WRAAC Association, A Stroll down memory lane, 2001, 38 pp.