Digitised Image

Women's Army Auxiliary Corps with tools, Trentham Army Camp, [ca Nov 1943]

Reference Number: PAColl-5547-016

Members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, with tools (hammers, saws, etc), at the trades wing of the Army School of Instruction, Trentham, 1943. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Trentham Military Camp, Trentham, World War, 1939-1945 - Women and Tools.

Part of:
War History original photographic prints from the file print collection, Reference Number PAColl-5547 (52 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 210 x 161 mm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - To replace key tradesmen for duty overseas, 32 Waacs have been chosen from all over New Zealand to train at the Trades Wing of the Army School on Instruction, Trentham, as electricians and intrument mechanics. "They are picking it up more quickly than men, as they don't have to unlearn the use of tools" their instructor commented.

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=24848). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments