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The memorial is a metal panel surrounded by a metal frame, supported by two metal posts. It is located in a garden bed at the corner of Queen and Maude Streets in Barraba, NSW. It lists servicewomen from the town who served in the Second World War. There are also eight photographs of individual servicewomen, as well as the emblems of the Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.), Australian Army, and Royal Australian Navy.
The Barraba Military History Group was instrumental in the design and graphics of the panel. Donations from Tamworth Regional Council Councillor Mr Warren Woodley O.A.M. and Gary and Neridah Barsley O.A.M. made the erection of the memorial possible.
The memorial was dedicated on Remembrance Day, 11 November 2014. It was unveiled by Mr Woodley and Mrs Joyce Abra, who served in the R.A.A.F. in the war.
Note: Information for this listing was provided by Robert Sweeney, a Barraba historian.
Barraba Servicewomen World War Two - 1939/1945
This plaque is to acknowledge the contribution
and sacrifice the women of Barraba made during
World War Two.
|Last held rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit at embarkation||Campaign||Read more|
|Private||Joan||Abra||Second World War, 1939–45||NF480772||Australian Women's Army Service||Australian Army Medical Women's Services||view|
|Private||Joan||Adams||Second World War, 1939–45||NF464492 (N392022)||Australian Women's Army Service||Lines of Communication Area General Details Depot Staff||view|
|Private||Thelma||Bairstow||Second World War, 1939–45||NF462543||Australian Women's Army Service||Land Headquarters Electrical & Mechanical Engineers||view|
|Private||Muriel||Baker||Second World War, 1939–45||NF479272||Australian Women's Army Service||Australian Women's Army Service||view|
|Private||Anna||Berry||Second World War, 1939–45||NX76480||Australian Women's Army Service||Voluntary Aid Detachment||view|
|Aircraftwoman||Wanda||Blackall||Second World War, 1939–45||106776||Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)||view|
|Flight Sergeant||Sadie||Boorman||Second World War, 1939–45||93225||Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)||3rd School of Technical Training Ultimo||view|
|Margaret||Brodbeck||Second World War, 1939–45||106777||Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)||2nd Radio Installation and Maintenance Unit||view|
|Aircraftwoman||Daphne||Butler||Second World War, 1939–45||108507||Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)||Melbourne Wireless/Telegrahic Station||view|
|Corporal||Joyce||Butt||Second World War, 1939–45||NF462532||Australian Women's Army Service||Australian Women's Army Service||view|