Whistle used by National Emergency Services

Unit National Emergency Services
Accession Number REL/09979
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Physical description Alloy
Location Main Bld: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 2: Aus Threat
Maker Unknown
Date made 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Cast copper alloy whistle of standard tubular pattern with an integral suspension loop.

History / Summary

Associated with the service of 439867 Flight Sergeant John Campbell, who enlisted in August 1943 and after training as a wireless operator, converted to B-24 Liberators and served with 99 Squadron. The whistle is of the pattern issued to National Emergency and Air Raid Wardens in Australia during 1939-1945.

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