Studio portrait of WR/90 Leading WRAN Supply Assistant Merle Kelway Storrie, of Port Melbourne, ...

Accession Number P04995.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film copy negative
Date made c 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of WR/90 Leading WRAN Supply Assistant Merle Kelway Storrie, of Port Melbourne, Vic. Storrie enlisted on 29 March 1943 and served aboard HMAS Lonsdale. She was discharged on 9 January 1946. Merle's twin brother 19805 Sergeant (Sgt) Donald Kelway Storrie, 20 Squadron, RAAF, of Melbourne, Victoria, was posted missing from Darwin Base whilst minelaying in waters up to Japan in early March 1945.

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