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maud butler discovered twice on a troopship and charged!


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Who has twice been discovered on a troopship bound for Egypt. The firstoccasion was about two months ago, and the second last week, whenher failure to produce her proper identification disc led to her arrest. Atthe Water Police Court she was charged with unlawfully wearing a mili-tary uniform, and was sentenced to the rising of the court. The girl, whohails from Kurri Kurri, near Newcastle, explained that she desired to getto the front as a nurse or in any other helpful capacity.

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http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/102928151?searchTerm=Butler&searchLimits=l-illustrated=true|||l-decade=191|||l-illtype=Photo|||l-year=1916

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Old comp can't make it come up. Did she ever make it? What happened to her post war? Interesting story & she seemed to be determined to try twice to go out.

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i came across it by accident, mind you the photo does look like very female like.

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