In 1918 Clare Marie Hodges (age 18) became Yosemite's 1st woman ranger, & is believed to be the 1st fully commissioned female ranger in the Nat'l Park System. She did patrols from horseback & refused to carry a gun. She received a Stetson from the Service but designed her own split-skirt uniform.
Two signalmen of HMAS Melbourne mend their clothing at sea. Signalman Ernesto Campagnolo, born in Walhalla, Vic, (left, using a Singer sewing machine) was lost at sea on 21 December 1916 during some rough weather, North Sea, Atlantic Ocean. Image from Australian War Memorial collection. 1916