GOLDEN FLEECE UNIFORM SWAP CARDS
Australian Army Medical Women’s Service
I confess to being slightly annoyed that several of the women on these cards are depicted with one hand coyly posed near the face.
This service existed between 1942-1951. They were mainly drawn from Voluntary Aid Detachment personnel, and would serve full-time in military hospitals under Army control. In 1949 it became part of the Regular Army. When it disbanded in 1951 its duties were absorbed in that of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps.
The Australian Women’s Weekly , 19th December 1942 page 13.