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Whitworth, Joyce Ethel (1911 - )

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Born: 30 May 1911  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Joyce Ethel Whitworth trained as a nurse at the Royal Alexandria Hospital, New South Wales. She worked in administration positions, before enlisting in the Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) in 1941. Whitworth was made commanding officer of recruit training in the AWAS in 1943, a position she occupied until June 1946.

Career Highlights

1929 - 1931Nurse training at the Royal Alexandria Hospital, New South Wales
1934Secretary at Philips Lamps Australasia Ltd. Advertising Department
1936 - 1941Assistant Service Manager at Claude Neon Pty. Ltd.
1939? - 1941Commandant in the Women's Auxiliary National Service
1941Enlisted in the Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS)
1943 - 1946Commanding Officer of Recruit Training in the Australian Women's Army Service, New South Wales
1968Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Ailie Smith
Created: 13 March 2003
Modified: 6 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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