'W.A.A.C. Every Fit Woman Can Release a Fit Man', 1918 (c)

Unknown artist

 
'W.A.A.C. Every Fit Woman Can Release a Fit Man', 1918 (c)
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

'W.A.A.C. Every Fit Woman Can Release a Fit Man', 1918 (c).

Recruiting poster, unknown artist, World War One, 1918 (c).

The Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) were formed to free up valuable and experienced soldiers from the rear areas for front line service. The WAACs arrived on the Western Front on 31 March 1917, under their first commander in France, Assistant Controller Helen Gwynne Vaughan. As well as cooking and waiting on officers, they served as clerks, telephone operators, store-women, drivers, printers, bakers and cemetery gardeners.

Original printed by Dangerfield Printing Company Limited, 1918 (c).

Image Details

Negative No.
 
80097
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1993-11-1-110

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