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Gehan, Gwenneth Victoria (1911 - )

Born
27 July 1911
Occupation
Servicewoman

Summary

During World War II Gwenneth Gehan served with the Australian Women's Army Service, having been a member of the Women's Australian National Services previously. Upon completion of the Officers' Training Course she was posted to the Quartermaster's Department, Victoria Barracks, Sydney. Later she transferred to the Recruit Training School, Killara and towards the end of 1942 accompanied a draft of Signalwomen to Queensland. At the time of her discharge on 23 April 1946 Gehan held the rank of Major.

Sources used to compile this entry: information supplied by Amy Taylor.

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Title
Officers of the Women's Auxiliary National Service (WANS)
Type
Image
Date
14 September 1941
Control
P01343.014
Source
Australian War Memorial

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Title
Members of the Women's Auxiliary National Service (WANS)
Type
Image
Date
9 October 1941
Control
P01343.020
Source
Australian War Memorial

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Anne Heywood

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