Gassman, Rosalie

Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Telephonist Watchroom Attendant
Unit:
Hornsey Women's Auxiliary Fire Service, Women's Auxiliary Fire Service (WAFS), Civil Defence Service, Home Office, British Government
Awarded on:
April 25th, 1941
Action:
"Miss Gassman was on duty in the Watchroom of an Auxiliary Fire Service Station when the building was damaged by a bomb. In spite of the falling debris she remained calmly at her post transmitting and receiving messages. Her coolness and devotion to duty were exemplary."
British Empire Medal (BEM & EGM)

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