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Assorted Papers - Comfort Fund

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 1 Victoria Parade Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Typed and photocopied handwritten notes.
Size
various
Links
Object Registration
127
Historical information
Wangaratta Comforts 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
4 Feb 2019 at 4:54PM