Summary

Alternative Name(s): Dog Tag

Octagonal metal identity tag from the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force. Found under the floorboards of the Gallery, Great Hall when replaced in 1989.

The number 103502 belonged to Dorothy Lilian Hubbard during World War II. The name 'D.L. Quinn' on the tag is her maiden name. She was an Aircraftwoman in the WAAAF who enlisted in Perth on 31 October 1942 and was discharged on 14 November 1944. Her posting at the time of her discharge was '1 School of Technical Training Exhibition'. She married Reginald Benjamin Hubbard (service #409706), a Flight Lieutenant from Melbourne, on 3 June 1944 after a short engagement. On 2 May 1945 the West Australian newspaper announced the birth of Dorothy and Reg's son Kenneth at Kensington Nursing Home, Subiaco, Perth - accounting for her discharge from the services in late 1944.

Physical Description

Octagonal metal identity tag with stamped name, number and religion: Silver in colour with holes on both sides.

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