Story: Pearce, Edna Bertha

Edna Bertha Pearce in police uniform, 1960s

Edna Bertha Pearce in police uniform, 1960s

In 1952 New Zealand policewomen were issued uniforms: as she had been in the first group of recruits in 1941, Edna Pearce was honoured with the lapel number 'S1'.

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How to cite this page:

Jamie Mackay. 'Pearce, Edna Bertha', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5p19/pearce-edna-bertha (accessed 8 December 2019)