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Biographical entry Wardell, V. A.

Occupation
Manufacturer

Summary

V. A. Wardell was Manager of Lysaght at Port Kembla. He recognised the possibilities of the Owen (qv) Gun and had Lysaght make a trial gun with modifications and eventually mass produce the final version of the gun. It remained in use as the standard sub-machine gun for the Australian Army from 1942 to 1966.

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Rosanne Walker