Jessie Nason from Rusagonis joined the RCAF, Women’s Division, in April 1943. In October, 1944 she was posted to #5 Hangar Pennfield Ridge where she served as a fabric worker until the end of the war. Women were allowed to enter the armed forces during World War II, but they were prevented from involvement in combat roles. Many, like Jessie Nason, served in support roles as office workers, drivers and fabric workers.
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