Commandant Janice Webb (later Hilton), Australian Red Cross (ARC) (left), and Wing Officer Betty ...

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Accession Number P02017.027
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film copy transparency
Maker Boyle, Marie Constance
Hunter (later Boyle), Marie C
Place made Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau
Date made 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Commandant Janice Webb (later Hilton), Australian Red Cross (ARC) (left), and Wing Officer Betty Docker, Matron of 4 RAAF Hospital at Butterworth, Malaysia, standing on the airstrip tarmac beside a United States Army refuelling truck. The two women had just supervised the pre-flight care and loading of sick patients and wounded servicemen being evacuated (medevacs) aboard an RAAF C130-E aircraft.