Women and the Great War

Anybody who has been watching Britain's Great War on BBC1 may be interested in reading My Ancestor was a Woman at War, just published by the Society of Genealogists. This new book by Emma Jolly covers the role of women in the First World War in great detail, whether they were in the Volunteer Corps, employed in munitions factories, working on the land or members of the Auxiliary Military Services. This book outlines the wealth of records and sources available to researchers and also contains fascinating case studies. If you have a female ancestor who served in the First World War in any capacity you are bound to find this book essential reading, and you can order your copy here.

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