I have been very busy with work recently, so forgive the lack of blogging. For the next while I will just post interesting articles I come across, like this one from 1940-
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One of my favorite shows is a wonderful 1990s TV series featuring a time travelling TV repairman who finds himself in WWII London – Goodnight Sweetheart. George Formby and his music feature quite a few times in the show, and Gary, the shows star, does not like him. I tend to agree with Gary. I’d much rather have seen George’s sister Ethel perform…..
Sybil Howy Irving MBE (25 February 1897–28 March 1973) was the founder and controller of the Australian Women’s Army Service during World War II. She served in this position from 1941 to 1946 and was active in charity and social organisations until she was aged 74.
This article form the Australian Women’s Weekly, October 1941.