1944/47 WAAF Life and After

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Title

1944/47 WAAF Life and After

Description

Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to Cranwell on a signals course. Work was interesting and there was plenty of social life. After training she was sent to a maintenance unit at Carlisle.
After the war she was posted to Eggington Hall in Derbyshire, then Handforth. She returned to Edinburgh and worked for civilian firms before becoming a teleprinter operator at Prestwick.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2009-10

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28 handwritten pages

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BCuthillMSFHCuthillMSFHv1

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Citation

Margaret Cuthill, “1944/47 WAAF Life and After,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 24, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17858.

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