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Framed caricature - Nancy Wake

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

Description
Brown timber frame containing caricature of female in uniform wearing a beret
Size
25cm.W x 33.5cm H
Object Registration
259
Keywords
nancy wake
Historical information
War hero and Australia's most decorated woman Nancy Wake
When Made
Unknown
Significance
Australian born Nancy Wake AC, GM, was the most decorated servicewoman of the Second World War. She was nicknamed the 'White Mouse' for her ability to consistently evade and outmanoeuvre the Gestapo as a secret agent for British forces.
Inscriptions & Markings
Medals and Decorations: France: U.S.A War Hero - Australia's most decorated woman
Great Britain - George Medal/1939-45 Star Legion de Honneur Freedom Medal
France & Germany Star Croix de Guerre
Defence Medal/Victory Medal Medal de Resistance
Last updated
29 Nov 2018 at 4:56PM