Armidale WWII veteran Thelma McCarthy reflects on her time as one of the first female wireless telegraphers

Madeline Link
By Madeline Link
April 25 2020 - 2:00am
ARMIDALE VETERAN: WWII Veteran Thelma McCarthy has received a Order of Australia for her work as one of the first female wireless telegraphers during the war.

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Madeline Link

Madeline Link

Journalist

Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email madeline.link@newcastleherald.com.au.