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Lady Medina and Lady Manwaring in their sports gear at Queens Club London

British nursing | Pol Adams is 3rd from left in the photo below - taken before WW1.

British nursing | Pol Adams is 3rd from left in the photo below - taken before WW1.

SPOTIFY! Our Savior! Helping you create perfect playlists for all types of occasions..Heres 6 EVERYONE should have..

Six Spotify Playlists Everyone Should Have

SPOTIFY! Our Savior! Helping you create perfect playlists for all types of occasions..Heres 6 EVERYONE should have..

In January 1917, the British government announced the establishment of a new voluntary service, the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC). The plan was for these women to serve as clerks, telephonists, waitresses, cooks, and as instructors in the use of gas masks. The  women were not allowed to hold commissions and so that those in charge were given the ranks of controller and administrator. Helen Gwynne-Vaughan was chosen for the important job as the WAAC's Chief Controller (Overseas).

In January 1917, the British government announced the establishment of a new voluntary service, the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC). The plan was for these women to serve as clerks, telephonists, waitresses, cooks, and as instructors in the use of gas masks. The women were not allowed to hold commissions and so that those in charge were given the ranks of controller and administrator. Helen Gwynne-Vaughan was chosen for the important job as the WAAC's Chief Controller (Overseas).

Double life: Florence Farmborough was not only a dedicated nurse but also worked as a reporter for The Times and BBC Radio

The greatest nurses of the First World War: Inspirational women who overcame fear and prejudice to save thousands of lives

Double life: Florence Farmborough was not only a dedicated nurse but also worked as a reporter for The Times and BBC Radio

1915 - trainee soldier 02

1915 - trainee soldier 02

WWI British Uniform, Uniforms were created to be practical yet comfortable. Many often sported a variation of a dark olive color as shown in the picture to help camouflage soldiers in combat.

WWI British Uniform, Uniforms were created to be practical yet comfortable. Many often sported a variation of a dark olive color as shown in the picture to help camouflage soldiers in combat.

WW1 tram conductress -

WW1 tram conductress -

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