Friday, 14 September 2018

K V Boothe Q267346

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Kathleen Violet BOOTHE 

Service number: Q267346.  Age: 18 years 9 months.  Enlisted: 9 Dec 1942.
Occupation: Telephonist.  Next of kin: (mother) Mrs Violet Emilia Boothe.
Address on enlistment:  Toorbul.
Recruiting Poster for the Australian Army Medical Women’s Service. 
AAMWS were not trained nurses but worked at nurses’ aides or in clerical
and technical positions, such as blood bank, physiotherapy, etc.

Service Summary:
9 Dec 1942: Australian Army Medical Women’s Service.

Served in Australian General Hospitals in Brisbane.

28 Jan 1944: Discharged.

Life Summary:
Kathleen Violet Boothe was born 23 Feb 1924 to George Henry Boothe (1884-1966) and Violet Emelia Voigt (1897-1984). Her father George Boothe [Q187425] also served. 

After her service, Kathleen Boothe married Joseph Ashton on 19 Aug 1944 and they lived near the Maroochy River via Yandina from 1948-1980. 

[1] Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial ARTV01081

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