Howgate, Edith Emily, Captain

Accession Number PR91/045
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 folders
Object type Diary, Photograph
Maker Howgate, Edith Emily
Date made 1941-1942
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0288
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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.