Letter to the editor
My mother Enid May Greenfield turned 102 on 11 May 2023. She has just been awarded The Civilian Service Medal 1939-1945 through the Prime Minister’s Office (Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat). The award is for service in the Australian Women’s Land Army (AWLA) where she volunteered at Batlow picking apples and other fruit with her sister Vivien Tracey.
This award was only brought to my attention via my mother-in-law, Norma Speechly, last year through your magazine. This honour has only been awarded since 1992, and I am gratefully thankful to both your department and my mother-in-law for bringing it to my attention.
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