Embroidered Signatures ProjectFFCF. Yacka. 1945: Cloth

Yacka History Group
Mid North
Fighting Forces Comforts Fund. Yacka
82cm x 75cm
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)/1945
ID Number
Cloths,Drawn Thread Work,Running Stitch,Satin Stitch,Stem Stitch,

Physical Description

Pale yellow polyester fabric cloth with a 3cm hemstitched edge. 3cm inside the hem is a pulled thread decorative border. In the centre is 'YACKA FFCF' in large letters satin stitched in green with a dark brown running stitch outline. '1945' backstitched below these words. To the right side is a chain stitch rectangle with 'V E DAY 8.5.45' backstitched in green thread. It appears to have been added later as it goes around a signature. The signatures in green are scattered throughout the cloth.

Theme and Purpose

Fighting Forces Comforts Fund. World War II. Fundraiser.


Below are the names that have been transcribed from this object. Multiple instances of a name on one object is indicated by a bracketed number after the name. A name in bold appears on other objects. Click these names to see the other objects.

Abbott, E

Abbott, F E

Abbott, Glenys

Badman, A

Badman, A O

Badman, C

Badman, G

Badman, W

Bailey, G E

Beelitz, E

Birdseye, E G

Birdseye, L H

Blatchford, A R

Blatchford, E G

Blatchford, Ken

Blatchford, R J

Blatchford, S E F

Blatchford, S G

Boulton, L A

Boulton, Necia

Boulton, S E

Burford, A A

Burford, A J

Burford, B E

Burford, B H

Burford, D R

Burford, H J

Burford, H M

Burford, K I

Burford, L H

Burford, R G (Cpl)

C??, Orial

Champion, Margaret

Chapman, C K

Chapman, O O

Chasson, V J

Clayton, A F

Clayton, C N

Coobs, G R

Cooper, C M

Cunnington, C

Cunnington, R

Dack, H R

Dack, M

Dack, T

Davis, Irene

Duffield, E M

Duffield, J

Duffield, M M

Duffield, S

Dutton, Jean

Eberhard, G

Eberhard, J D

Eberhard, W

Edwards, C J

Edwards, E

Edwards, H A

Edwards, H J

Edwards, H R

Edwards, M

Edwards, M J

Edwards, T R

Eglinton, Yvonne

Fahey, E B

Fahey, R

Fidge, Y

Forrester, B

Forrester, C

France, A V

Fuller, A R

Fuller, G E

Fuller, Lyall

Fuller, P S

Fuller, P T

Gale, E

Gale, G

Glasson, E

Glover, J

Goss, D

Goss, E E

Goss, H A

Goss, J G

Goss, M E

Goss, Ruby

Groom, E

Groom, H R

Hague, Lois

Hancocks, C A

Hancocks, F M

Hancocks, G B

Hancocks, J M

Hancocks, L M

Hancocks, R F

Harrison, E

Harrison, H A

Harvey, F

Harvey, F A

Harvey, I F

Harvey, Jeun and Lionel

Harvey, Lionel

Hauge, Z

Hausler, B

Hausler, L

Hausler, V

Heath, M

Hill, A J

Hill, J M

Hockey, K C J (L A C)

Holtham, J (Nurse)

Humphries, Ally

Humphries, E M

Jarman, H L

Jarman, Les

Jarman, R (Spr)

Jaske, E A

Jenkins, E J

Jenkins, F

Jenkins, W I

Jones, E G

Kaisler, Kevin

Kemp, B

Kemp, J S (Cpl)

Kenefick, P (Dvr)

Kius, I Jen

Klinger, J M

Klose, L B

Kresler, D

Langrahr, E

Larwood, A L

Larwood, A M

Larwood, A S

Larwood, E A

Larwood, E P

Larwood, G T

Larwood, Geo

Larwood, L G

Larwood, P E

Larwood, Shirley

Layton, C M

Layton, P J

Lehmann, F W

Lindner, E

Lindner, H

Lindner, O

Lindner, Yvonne

Marsson, Josephine

Marsson, P L

Materson, G W

McLeod, E

Meickel, A R

Meickel, E M

Miller, C J

Miller, H

Mitchell, H R

Munzer, A

Munzer, E A

Munzer, J (Dvr)

Munzer, S

Murphy, D M

Murphy, G C

Nappar, L

Noble, W J

Oliver, J (Nurse)

Opperman, L

Pengilly, G M

Pengilly, W L

Quinn, G A

Quinn, K C

Richardson, G

Rosman, Rex H

Rowan, G

Runkine, W E

Samuel, Mavis

Sargant, A H

Schultz, J

Schulze, B T

Schulze, J F

Schulze, K M

Schulze, L F E

Schulze, W L

Scott, Dorothy


Sergeant, Sid (Sgt)

Spackman, D M

Spackman, F A

Teakle, M L

Tilbrook, E T

Tilbrook, I

Tilbrook, J Statley

Tilbrook, L (Sgt)

Tilbrook, M A

Tilbrook, O

Tilbrook, R (Cpl)

Tilbrook, R N

Tilbrook, W R

Traver, J W

Tulk, A

Vawser, Joan

Wackert, S J

Walden, Zetta

Waldon, Gwenda

Wall, M L (Sister)

Watherston, Dean

Watherston, J S

Watherston, M

Watherston, W (Tpr)

Wathurston, J S

Wathurston, M

Way, James

Weckert, D G

Weckert, Dulcie

White, M R

Williams, A

Williams, B H

Williams, Betty

Williams, Delphia J

Williams, E L

Williams, S (Nurse)

Wilson, E A

Wilson, F

Wood, L

Zanker, B

Zanker, E

Zanker, M

Zanker, Y