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More than 400 women drivers in Transport Unit
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Source : Brown family, PRG 373/13g/4
Date of creation : ca. 1942
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Article detailing how approximately 400 South Australian women had volunteered for emergency driver duty with the Red Cross, and giving some detail of the training and duties involved, ca. 1942.

Related names :

Australian Red Cross Society. South Australian Division
Red Cross Transport Service (S. Aust.)

Period : 1939-1945
Further reading :
Beaumont, Joan (ed.). Australia's war, 1939-1945, St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin, 1996

Bolt, Andrew. Our home front 1939-1945, Melbourne : Wilkinson Books, c1995

Clark, Rosemary. The home front: life in Australia during World War II, Melbourne: Australia Post, 1991

The Home front family album: remembering Australia 1939-1945, introduction by Nancy Keesing, Sydney: Weldon, 1991

McKernan, Michael. All in! : Australia during the second world war, Melbourne, Vic. : Nelson, 1983

Red Cross Transport Service (S. Aust), Manual of Red Cross Transport Service, Adelaide : The Committee, 1941
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