|Collection type||Private Record|
|Object type||Diary, Photograph|
Howgate, Edith Emily
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 91/0288|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Howgate, Edith Emily, Captain
Papers attest Howgate's service as a masseuse with 10 AGH. Diary describes life in Singapore prior to war with Japan, air raids and shelling of hospital, evacuation on 11 February 1942 to Batavia, attacks by Japanese aircraft while at sea, eventual return to Australia.