Queensland Civil Defence Organisation Certificate awarded to Ellen Marg Mouland for her service as a member of the Air Raid Wardens' Organisation of Queensland.
DOCUMENTS Certificates certificate of appreciation
ESSENTIAL SERVICES Civil Defence
Beige wove low quality medium weight paper. Text printed in black ink. Illustrated image top centre colour printed. Pecepcants name typed in black.
QUEENSLAND CIVIL DEFENCE ORGANISATION \ Certificate \ This is to Certify that \ ELLEN MARG MOULAND \ was enrolled as a member of the \ AIR RAID WARDEN'S ORGANISATION OF QUEENSLAND \ and has loyally served in the Civil Defence Organisation of the \ State in that capacity during a period of national emergency \ This Certificate is issued in appreciation of \ the services so rendered and as an expression \ of the thanks of the Government of Queensland \ for the voluntary assistance so generously given \ in the interests of public safety and welfare \ Thos. A. Foley \ MINISTER FOR CIVIL DEFENCE \ BRISBANE, APRIL 30, 1945\ Q.C.D.O.
History and use
This certificate was presented to Air Raid Wardens by the Queensland Civil Defence Organisation in recognition of their service during World War 2. Ellen Mouland (nee Swan) became an Air Raid Warden in her local Air Raid Precautions team (ARP) and her husband, World War 1 veteran Francis Mouland, joined the Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC).
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