Margaret Wickham

Margaret served in Newcastle at the 18th heavy ack-ack and then at the School of Artillery at Randwick when the war finished. As part of the Australian Women’s Army Service (AWAS) she manned the gun instruments that aimed the guns at enemy aircraft.

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Margaret was married just before the war finished.
While on active duty in Darwin her husband was mauled by a crocodile at Anson Bay while on lookout for the Japanese as part of the 6th Div. Cavalry.
When Margaret reflects on ANZAC day she thinks about, “what happened to all my friends I grew up with?”

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Date: 25/04/12

Location: Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney

Photographer: Allan Coker

Margaret Wickham

Margaret served in Newcastle at the 18th heavy ack-ack and then at the School of Artillery at Randwick when the war finished. As part of the Australian Women’s Army Service (AWAS) she manned the gun instruments that aimed the guns at enemy aircraft.

Included in hEAd oN exhibition.
Margaret was married just before the war finished.
While on active duty in Darwin her husband was mauled by a crocodile at Anson Bay while on lookout for the Japanese as part of the 6th Div. Cavalry.
When Margaret reflects on ANZAC day she thinks about, “what happened to all my friends I grew up with?”

Included in hEAd oN exhibition.

Date: 25/04/12

Location: Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney

Photographer: Allan Coker