Parachute packing was vitally important in wartime. Anna Dundas (née Mayer) of Winnipeg enlisted in the RCAF Women's Division in January 1942 and served at No. 10 Service Flight Training School in Dauphin, Manitoba, packing parachutes.
Elizabeth Mortimer (B. 06-02-1912) - While assigned to the switchboard at an RAF field, she refused to take shelter and continued to relay essential information as the Germans saturated the airfield with bombs.