Port Macquarie Women's Agricultural Security Production Service Clock

Description

Tall square fluted sandstone column surmounted with a clock. The clock tower commemorates those who served in the Women's Agricultural Security Production Service (W.A.S.P.S.) during the Second World War. They are entitled to wear the 'Civilian Service Medal 1939-45' for their contribution to Australia's war effort.

Inscription

This clock was presented to the town of
Port Macquarie
to commemorate the work of the Women's Agricultural Security Production Service known as W.A.S.P.S. during World War II 1939-1945.
Mary St Clair Pres.
Lena Campbell Sec.

Address
Cnr Horton and William Streets
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Local Government Area
  • Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Clock/clock tower/sundial
Recorded by
Mr David Roden, NSW Premiers Dept. and Mr E. John Wade (RSL Port Macquarie Sub-Branch)
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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