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Pvt Joyce Nixon and Pvt Ethne Elcoate clean a staff car engine at the only American Motor pool operated by women in Australia. They do 1st echelon and most of the 2nd echelon work. Sgt Clare Higgins is in charge of this WNEL Motor Pool and is assisted by 2 corporals, 10 privates first class, and 29 privates. Cairns, Queensland, Australia. 23 September 1943.

US Archives (NARA) RG 111 SC 345174

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