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Assorted Papers - Comfort Fund

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 2-4 Templeton Street Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Typed and photocopied handwritten notes.
Size
various
Links
Object Registration
127
Keywords
comfort fund, wangaratta, ww2
Historical information
Wangaratta Comfort Fund final Meeting Report dated 18th December 1945 and 2 x Lists of Camouflage Nets sent to CWA Headquarters dated 24th and 31st of August 1943
2 x newspaper cuttings
3 page photocopy of handwritten notes dated 13th August 1941 detailing gift of Autoclave (medical apparatus) for use by the AIF presented by the then Mayor of Wangaratta Cr J F Dundas and President of the Wangaratta Branch of RSSILA Mr W Law
When Made
circa 1940
Significance
The ACF provided a source of comfort, support and encouragement for the troops abroad and offered a means for women at home to contribute to the war effort and identify with the men in the trenches. The ACF acted as a vital link between home and the battlefields. The Australian Comforts Fund officially closed on the 27th June 1946.

Inscriptions & Markings
Wangaratta Comforts Fund.
Last updated
27 Jun 2020 at 2:19PM