Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Women in WWII

Women came out of the home to support the efforts of the country in World War Two.

Wigram Workshop Maintenance Wing group

November 1943

"My mother, Florence Ellen Jarman was in the Air Force based at Wigram, Christchurch. The photo shows her Workshop Maintenance Wing group. She is in the back row, the third from the right." - Contributor's note

Area: South West / Wigram

Source: Jenny Schroeder in the 2018 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: PH18-JeSc-01

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Greetings from NZEF in the Pacific – message

1943

The reverse of a Christmas, New Year greeting postcard, 1943-1944, shows a message home from Sgt. Reginald (Reg) Sydney O'Neill to Anita. Illustration on the front of the postcard shows a New Zealander in jungle uniform worn in the Pacific area..

Winning Entry in the Christchurch City Libraries 2009 Photo Hunt.
Judges' Comments: Many of these postcards would have been distributed amond the forces iun the Pacific, but this particular entry has such a thoughtful message from Sgt. Reginald Sydney O'Neill to Anita.

Area: Other / Unknown

Contributor: Barbara Molloy

Source: Entry in the 2009 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

Reference ID: CCL-PHC09-CE-027.tif

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The Band of the W.A.A.F

30 March 1942

Womens Auxiliary Air Force band marching down Cashel Street.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-01262A

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Copyright status: In copyright

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Womens' Royal Army Corp Parade

1940s

Parade of the Women's Royal Army Corps at Burnham Camp.

Area: West / Yaldhurst

Source: PH08-LyMo

Reference ID: CCL-PH08-HA80

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Girls in a small workroom engaged on assembly work

Early 1940s

By 1947 there were some 35,000 women working in New Zealand factories

Area: Other / Unknown

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD07-0098

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Women of the Air Force Auxiliary, Harewood, Christchurch

1941

Area: North West / Harewood

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD06-0062

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Women's Land Army plots, Abberley Park, St Albans

1942

Vegetable crops were grown at the experimental section farmed at Abberley Park by members of the Women's Voluntary Land Army during World War Two (1939-1945). A general view of the section is shown. In 1938, after the death of its then owner, John Hobbs Kirk, 4 1/2 acres of the original fifty acres of Abberley, named after Abberley in Worcestershire, England, had been given to the Christchurch City Council for use as a park

Area: North / St Albans

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD07-0046

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Women of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAFs) on parade at Harewood Air Force Station, Christchurch

1941

Area: North West / Harewood

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD15-0095

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Morning-tea break in a factory canteen

Area: Other / Unknown

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During the war, girls were engaged on a wide range of jobs

This young woman is servicing the engine of a Gypsy Major aeroplane

Area: Other / Unknown

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Many girls in mass-production factories work on moving belts

Early 1940s

These girls are packing biscuits

Area: Other / Unknown

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD07-0083

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Reunion of land girls

1 May 1981

Former land girls, from left, J. Butland, Marjorie Thomson and Jean Hayward at a reunion in Christchurch.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Other / Unknown

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-02295A

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Eleanor Upritchard in Ambulance Driver uniform

1939

My mother Eleanor Phyllis Clarkson, nee Upritchard, as a volunteer ambulance driver. She was an excellent driver who got her license in her teens and, according to reports, drove a very sporty American Willys Whippet car. Unfortunately I do not have a photo of the car (or even better the car itself!)

Area: Other / Unknown

Contributor: Sue Colyer.

Source: Entry in the 2016 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

Reference ID: CCL-PH16-099

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