Podger, Lorna Daphne (Corporal, b.1916 - d.2014)

Accession Number PR05119
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letters, Documents
Maker Podger, Lorna Daphne
Place made Australia
Date made 1942-1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 97423 Corporal Lorna Daphne Podger (née Mitchell), Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force, Australia, 1942-1943.

Wallet 1 of 1 – Consists of letters and documents relating to Corporal Podger’s enlistment to the Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force, her service, and her subsequent residence on a Royal Australian Air Force base.
This wallet contains:
1x Letter of recommendation regarding Miss Lorna Mitchell from the Senior Investigating Officer of the Department of Supply and Development, Sydney, 5 February 1942.
1x Letter of recommendation regarding Miss Lorna Mitchell from A Roberts, Mail Order Department of David Jones Limited, Sydney, 11 April 1942.
1x Certificate of Employment of Miss Lorna Mitchell, issued by David Jones Limited, Sydney, 27 April 1942.
1x Letter of Commendation to Headquarters, Allied Air Forces, North Eastern Area, regarding Corporal Lorna Mitchell, 22 July 1924.
1x Newspaper clipping titled “They also Serve”, Sunday Mail, Brisbane, 28 March 1943.
1x Royal Australian Air Force Pass of Mrs Lorna Daphne Podger, Royal Australian Air Force Base, Richmond, Victoria, c 1943.