Mt Hawthorn: Anzac Cottage open day to acknowledge role of women during wartime

Private Marjorie Porter engaged in aircraft spotting training near Wagga, NSW, during World War II.
Private Marjorie Porter engaged in aircraft spotting training near Wagga, NSW, during World War II.

THIS month’s Anzac Cottage open day on March 4 will be all about women.

In honour of Women’s History Month, ‘Women in War’ will acknowledge the important role played by women during wartime.

Talks held at 1.45pm and 2.45pm on the day will delve into the history of war in which women were represented in diverse roles such as nurses and medical staff, munitions workers and drivers.

The Cottage will be open from 1pm to 4pm with free entry and afternoon tea available for a gold coin donation.

Anzac Cottage is at 38 Kalgoorlie St, Mt Hawthorn.

Email chapan@highway1.com.au or call 0411 44 55 82 form ore information.

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