• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001756

Girl Guides Association, Gympie District: community organisation records

  • Repository Australian Historic Records Register
  • Description

    Newspaper clippings, photographs, memorabilia 1926-1976 (1 album). Minute and attendance books, 1926-1976 (20 vols). Historical note: Janet Cornes joined the Gympie branch of the Girl Guides Association in 1926, eventually attaining a commissioned rank. In 1947, Janet was appointed as District Commissioner for the Gympie, Maryborough, Bundaberg districts and between 1963 and 1967 served as Divisional Commissioner for South-east Queensland. In 1963, Janet was awarded the Oak Leaf Medal for meritorious service to the Girl Guides Association and was a member of the Trefoil Guide team 1967-1986.

  • Access Contact : Miss Janet Cornes,↵23 Mellor St, Gympie, Qld 4570

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