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Collection Roslyn L. Hogenson Waddell
WVM ID Number V2007.31.10
Object Name Havelock
Title Havelock, Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)
Date 1937-1945
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",
History 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
Material Plastic
Biographical Record Waddell, Roslyn L.
Subjects Female
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)
World War II
Search Terms Havelock