World War 1 Women's Army and Nursing Collections released on FindMyPast
Was your ancestor among the 57,000 women who served in Britain's Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) during World War 1 (WW1)? Or perhaps she was among the 15,000 women who served in Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service, the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve) or the Territorial Force Nursing Service during WW1?
Above: a recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary corps circa 1917
Find My Past ($) (an affiliate) has released two valuable record collections for them, namely:
British Army, Women's Army Auxiliary Corps 1917-1920; and
British Armed Forces, First World War Disability & Retirement Payments For Officers & Nurses.
It is a timely release which coincides with International Women's Day on 8 March.
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