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Lobb, Diana Joan (Di) (1930 - )

MBE

Born
8 June 1930
London, England
Occupation
Servicewoman

Summary

Dianna Lobb, the daughter of Leonard and Violet (née Davidson) Lobb, was educated at Fort Street Girl's High School, Sydney. In 1978 she became the first woman to review guard at Headquarters 2nd Military District at Victoria Barracks, Sydney. The same year she became commanding officer and chief instructor of the Women's Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) School, Sydney. On 12 June 1971 Lobb was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire.

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Events

12 June 1971
Appointed Member to the Order of the British Empire
1975 - 1977
Member of Gymea Toastmistresses Club
1977
Member of the WRAAC Association
1978
First woman to review guard at the 2nd Military District Headquarters Victoria Barracks in Sydney
1978
Commanding officer and chief instructor of the Women's Royal Australian Army Corps

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Diana Lobb, Major]; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

Anne Heywood

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