Rose Kate Overington, known as Kitty, was born in Godalming in 1896, the daughter of Alfred Overington, a steam roller driver, and Kate (née Mandeville). Kate enlisted with the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) at Woking on 10 December 1917 and was transferred to the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) on 1 April 1918. She achieved the rank of Chief Section Leader and her Air Force trade was cook at Denham Camp. She was demobilised at Ruislip on 30 October 1919.
This autograph book (SHC ref SGW/9) was loaned for copying by Ms Sheila Lumley of Godalming, the daughter of Rose Kate Overington. Just click on the files below to view the pages of the book.
- Rose Kate Overington Autograph Book pages 1-15
- Rose Kate Overington Autograph Book pages 16-30
- Rose Kate Overington Autograph Book pages 31-45
- Rose Kate Overington Autograph Book pages 46-55
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