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This Day in Norwood History-January 5, 1945-Norwood WAVE Jane Clark in Navy Job in Washington DC

Norwood WAVE Jane Clark in Navy Job in Washington DC

BOSTON — Among the Women Reservists now on duty with the Navy in the Nation’s Capital, releasing a man to fight at sea with the fleet, is Jane Clark Sic, daughter of Mr and Mrs. G, E, Clark, of 65 Hawthorne street, Norwood.

Seaman Clark is stationed at the Bureau of Yards and Docks, having reported aboard after completing her recruit training at Hunter College, New York, and her specialist training at Stillwater, Oklahoma She now lives at WAVE Quarters ‘E” where living is comfortable, friendly and typically Navv. In her liberty hours she is free to participate in the many activities planned by the Recreation Officer and other members of ship’s company at the Quarters, or to visit the many places of interest around the capital. Social opportunities for servicewomen range from teas at the famous Embassies to dances and entertainment at the various Canteen and USO Clubs.

Women Reservists in the Capital have proven their value not only as replacements for men, but as trained Naval personnel doing jobs in their own right. They are fulfilling responsible assignments in every type of Naval work under the jurisdiction of the Potomac River Naval Command.

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