Whistle - Civil Defence

Production date
Circa 1942
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Object detail

Description
Whistle for Civil Defence Air Raid Precautions (A.R.P.)
Classification
CH classification RECREATIONS Sports Umpiring whistle
CH classification MILITARY
CH classification ESSENTIAL SERVICES
CH classification ESSENTIAL SERVICES State Emergency Service
CH classification COSTUME Uniforms Civil unisex
Production date
Circa 1942
Measurements
80 x dia.20
Media/Materials description
Indeterminate (Metals - Indeterminate)
History and use
These whistles were provided to Air Raid Wardens in Queensland 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).
Registration number
H26581

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