Dunleavy, Hilda Martha Elizabeth (Squadron Commander), 1904-2000, CSM

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Accession Number PR01505
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm + 1 folio
Object type Papers
Maker Dunleavy, Hilda Martha Elizabeth
Place made Australia
Date made 1940-1972
Access Open
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1940-1949

Certificates relating to the service of Squadron Commander Hilda Dunleavy. She joined the Women's Air Training Corps in 1940 and was a Squadron Commander in the Ambulance Squadron until its disbandment in 1946. She was also a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) from 1940-1945 and served at Sydney Hospital and, 113 Australian General Hospital. The certificates document courses completed with the National Emergency Services, the Australian Red Cross Society and a certificate of appreciation from the United States Military Command, 1972, for her voluntary work with the R & R Hospitality Service for American soldiers on leave in Australia during the Vietnam War.