Pair of white dress gloves : Lance Corporal L Hyland, Women's Royal Australian Army Corps

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number REL37642
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Nylon
Maker Unknown
Place made China: Hong Kong
Date made c 1980
Conflict Period 1980-1989

Pair of white stretch nylon dress gloves, worn with summer service dress.

History / Summary

Worn by Lance Corporal Linda Hyland who enlisted with the Women’s Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) in February 1981. She attended the WRAAC School in Mosman, Sydney and served with the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps until her discharge in September 1984. Hyland was among the first group of Australian female recruits to receive weapons training, on both the L1A1 7.62mm SLR rifle and the F1 9mm sub machine gun.