All services canteen Mackay

Place Oceania: Australia, Queensland, Mackay
Accession Number ART25616
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 22.8 x 30.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pen and black ink on paper
Maker Curtis, R Emerson
Place made Australia: Queensland, Mackay
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This canteen was the voluntary effort of the women of Mackay. It stood alongside the railway station and throughout the war it never closed, day or night. Its welcome hot meals will not be forgotten by thousands of Australian and American service personnel passing through Mackay