During WWII, the HARMAN receiving station in Canberra provided communications services for the ships of the allied Navies working in the Pacific region. Commissioned HMAS HARMAN in 1943, most vital to its success were the first servicewomen who began work as telegraphers, telegraphists etc forming the basis of the WRANS which were formed in 1941. Tonights Speaker Pamela Nicholls enlisted in 1943, and after training, her initial job was to monitor Imperial Japanese Nay ships and submarines radio traffic, in conjunction with Bletchley Park in the UK
Pamela was commissioned later in the war and the tale she has to tell us is of great interest to History
Buffs! Join us on March 26th!
ALL WELCOME: ‘The Warramunga restaurant’ opens at 5.30 pm and a number of us take the opportunity of enjoying a lovely meal and a few drinks before the meeting. You are very welcome to join us! We need to book tables and suggest you contact our Rodney Phillips who is co-ordinating the tables for us. Rodney can be contacted on 0466 983 313 or firstname.lastname@example.org .