'ATS as Signal Operators', 1940 (c)

Unknown artist

'ATS as Signal Operators', 1940 (c)
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

'ATS as Signal Operators', 1940 (c).

Recruiting poster for Auxiliary Territorial Service, artist unknown, World War Two, 1940 (c).

The first women recruited to the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) worked as cooks, clerks and storekeepers. As time went on the range of duties expanded and women served as office, mess and telephone orderlies, drivers, postal workers, ammunition inspectors and signal operators. By June 1945, there were over 190,000 members of the ATS from all across the British Empire.

Original published by HM Stationery Office, 1940 (c).

Image Details

Negative No.
Accession No.
NAM. 1993-11-1-129

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