Signal officers of the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (W.R.C.N.S.), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, October 1943. Ms. Krys was also a signals officer during the war. (Front row, L-R): Sub-Lieutenant Marion O’Toole, Probationary Sub-Lieutenants Dorothy Dixon and Freda Bindman, Sub-Lieutenant Daphne Christie. (Rear row, L-R): Probationary Sub-Lieutenants Hazel MacKay and Margaret Smit.Credit: Lt. Gilbert A. Milne / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-142460
"During the Bedford Basin explosion on July 19th in 1945, I was a signalwoman, and on duty in the dockyard. There was a woman that had been in the previous explosion in Halifax, and she just went beserk."