Photographs and press cuttings relating to her service with WAAF and WRAF, 1940-1960, notably her work as Director of WRAF, 1956-1960. Typescript account of her command of WRAF personnel at RAF Mediterranean Command, Caserta, Italy, .
BARNETT, Air Commandant Dame (Mary) Henrietta (1905-1985)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Barnett M H
- Dates of Creation1940-1960
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 volumes, 1 file
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1905; joined WAAF, 1939; served with WAAF in World War Two; in charge of WRAF personnel at RAF Mediterranean Command, Caserta, Italy, ; Inspector, WAAF, 1948; Deputy Director, WAAF, 1949-1952; Officer Commanding RAF Hawkinge, 1952-1956; Director, WRAF, 1956-1960; died in 1985.
4 volumes, 1 file.
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