From 1941 HMAS Harman was the first establishment where women served as part of the Royal ...

Units
Place Oceania: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, HMAS Harman
Accession Number 009233
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original acetate
Maker Unknown
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, HMAS Harman, Australia: New South Wales, Queanbeyan
Date made 27 August 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

From 1941 HMAS Harman was the first establishment where women served as part of the Royal Australian Navy. They began work as telegraphers, trained in morse code, communicating with other naval stations all over the world, including Whitehall, the control station for all British naval stations.