COMMUNITY RECOGNITION STATEMENT - June Campbell
Ms JENNY AITCHISON (Maitland)—This week the decades June Campbell has given to the Returned and Services League of Australia's Women's Auxiliary have been honoured with the presentation of a Thank You for Your Service Quilt.
June, who lives in Tenambit, grew up as a Legacy ward. Her father served in the RAAF during World War II and lost his life in New Guinea. June and her sister were 'Legacy girls' until they turned 16. For many years, June has volunteered countless hours to Women's RSL Auxiliary projects including the sale of Legacy badges, sewing bags for the Invictus Games and knitting poppies. She has been heavily involved with both the Maitland and East Maitland RSL Sub-Branch Women's Auxiliaries, holding the positions of Treasurer, Secretary and President through the years. June also recorded 15 years' service as State Councillor on the Central Council of Women's Auxiliaries.
The presentation of the Quilt, by State RSL Auxiliary Coordinator Mrs Pauline James AM, acknowledges the ultimate sacrifice paid by June and her family. It is a most fitting gift to a woman who has devoted so much of her life to helping veterans and their families.
Thank you for your service, June.