• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000712

The Women’s [Australian] Flying Club

  • Repository Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
  • Reference F04677
  • Date Range 1940 - 1940
  • Description

    26 min 6 sec. Home movie. 16mm/b&w and colour (Kodachrome)/silent Activities of the Women’s Flying Club filmed by Miss Gwen Stark the camp commandant. Weekend camp at St Ives showground. Getting meals and doing chores. Nancy-Bird Walton arrives and inspects the girls. Squadrons marching off to different duties. Squadrons preparing for the parade. Meals prepared and cleaning up after mess. First aid training. Signallers practising Morse Code. Camp at Windsor, NSW. Girls swimming in the Hawkesbury River. March past with Air Commodore De La Pine taking the salute. Drum band. Lady Wakehurst inspects the girls. St Ives, bomb disposal and gas inspectors.

  • Formats Film
  • Access Open

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Stark, Amy Gwendoline (1910 - 1994)
  • See also
    • Walton, Nancy Bird (1915 - 2009)