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Photograph (Graduation July 1941)

From the Collection of Victoria Police Museum Mezzanine Level World Trade Centre Siddeley Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Graduation class of July 1941 showing Gwendoline Mudford, centre, as the only woman amongst a group of male graduates
Object Registration
VPM3872
Keywords
police women, mudford, gwendoline 9575, police woman, policewomen, policewoman
Historical information
Gwendoline Mudford was born in Flemington on 11 April 1914 and was appointed to the Police Depot for training on 11 February 1941. Her Record of Conduct of Service describes her as being 5'5" tall and weighing 9st 10lb, with brown eyes, light brown hair and medium complexion. Despite showing great promise of being a successful police woman she was forced to resign on 3 September 1941 due to her impending marriage.
Inscriptions & Markings
'The Terrible Fifty Two Squad 1941 July 1941' (pencil under image)
Last updated
23 Nov 2017 at 2:57PM