Henry, Mavis

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales
Accession Number PR00361
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letter
Maker Henry, Mavis
Place made Australia
Date made 1942
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 89/1920
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the Second World War service of Miss Mavis Henry, Australian Women's Land Army, 1942.

Collection of letters regarding Miss Mavis' joining the Australian Women's Land Army. The letters instruct Miss Henry to attend a short camp, then to proceed to Batlow for apple and pear picking. The collection also contains W.A.N.S (Women's Australian National Service) kit lists.

The Australian Women's Land Army was a voluntary group of women who worked on farms to replace male farm workers who had either enlisted in the armed services or were working in other essential war work such as munitions.