July 29, 2014

Pictures of South Australian Women Working in Munitions Factory during World War II

A woman working at a machine making parts for ribs of Beaufort bombers in a munitions factory in South Australia.

A young woman cutting driving bands for anti-aircraft shells in a munitions factory in South Australia.

Two young women oxy welding parts of ammunition boxes.

Women working in a munitions factory assembling Gaine anti-aircraft shell fuse components.

A young woman assembling an oil tank for a Beaufort bomber in a munitions factory in South Australia.

A young woman drilling parts of a Beaufort bomber with a portable drill.

A young woman testing parts for hardness at a munitions factory in South Australia.

Two young woman working at a large press used for making parts of ammunition boxes.

A young woman armature winding in a munitions factory in South Australia.

Two women inspecting empty anti-aircraft shell cases before they are filled in a munitiions factory in South Australia.

A young woman arc welding part of an anti-tank gun in a munitions factory in South Australia.

Two young women drawing plans of Beaufort bomber with two military men study plans.

A woman stacking practice bombs before transit to the explosives filling factory in South Australia.

Three young women cleaning dust from the interiors of Beaufort bomber oil tanks.

A young woman making brass fittings for military tanks.

A young woman drilling aeroplane parts in a munitions factory in South Australia.

Yound women inspecting bomb bodies for RAAF practice bombs.

A young woman riveting ribs of a Beaufort bomber with an automatic machine.

Women working in a munitions factory preparing sand cores for practice bomb bodies.

A young woman working at a small press making ammunition boxes.

Inspecting RAAF practice bombs before removal to an explosives filling factory in South Australia.

(Photographer: Smith, D. Darian, via State Library of South Australia)




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