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Verinder, Dulcie Elizabeth

Colonel, NM

Occupation
Servicewoman

Summary

Colonel Dulcie Verinder's appointment was "Head of Corps", rather than Director. She graduated from the first WRAAC Officer Cadet Course in December 1952, and served in various capacities with the WRAAC, including five years as Chief Instructor at the WRAAC School.

In 1976 Dulcie Verinder was promoted to Colonel. At that time she was the only female officer to have been promoted to Colonel for appointment outside her Corps.

Colonel Dulcie Elizabeth Verinder was Head of the Women's Royal Australian Army Corps from 1979 until 1981. On 14 July 1977 she was awarded the National Medal.

Sources used to compile this entry: WRAAC Association, A Stroll down memory lane, 2001, 38 pp.

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Archival resources

Australian War Memorial Research Centre

  • A pre-dinner chat for Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) officers, SMT/66/0042/EC; Smith or Smither; Australian War Memorial Research Centre. Details
  • Queens Birthday 1971, 1970 - 1971, AWM119; Australian War Memorial Research Centre. Details

National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Dulcie Verinder, Colonel, Womens Royal Australian Army Corps.]; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

Digital resources

Title
Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) officers
Type
Image
Date
2 April 1966
Control
SMT/66/0042/EC
Source
Australian War Memorial

Details

Anne Heywood

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