|Collection||Roslyn L. Hogenson Waddell|
|WVM ID Number||V2007.31.10|
|Title||Havelock, Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)|
|Year Range from||1942|
|Year Range to||1945|
|Event||World War II|
|Description||Havelock, blue, plastic (?), round top designed to fit over a person's head, strip of thicker material along front to shield eyes, flap extends from back and sides of top section, tag sewn on inside of top section, blue, dark blue anchor over light blue propeller with three blades, "MADE & SOLD UNDER AUTHORITY OF U.S. NAVY U.S. WOMEN'S NAVAL RESERVE", tag sewn on inside of top section, white, "WOMEN'S NAVAL RESERVE NAME ("R. Johnson" hand written) RATE",|
Roslyn L. (Hogenson) Waddell of Spring Valley, Wisconsin served in the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve), or WAVES, from November, 1942 until November, 1945. As an Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class, she worked as an aircraft mechanic at Naval Air Station Atlanta.
While attending the United States Naval Aviation Technical Training Center (USNATTC) in Memphis, Tennessee, she met her future husband at the USO in Memphis. She married Lt. Col. Joseph K. Waddell, Jr., United States Army Air Forces, on August 10, 1944.
|Place of Origin||United States|
Waddell, Roslyn L.
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)
World War II