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Canadian Women's Army Corps

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Women's Royal Australian Army Corps

Women's Royal Australian Army Corps

COULSHED, (Mary) Frances (1904 - 1998), Brigadier, Women's Royal Army Corps, retired

Earley, Charity Adams (1918 - 2002), Army Officer (1866-1995), Soldier, Women's Army Corps Officer

PIHL, Mary Mackenzie (1916 - 2006), Director, Women’s Royal Army Corps, 1967–70, retired

NOLAN, Eileen Joan (1920 - 2005), Director, Women’s Royal Army Corps, 1973–77

HAMMOND, Catherine Elizabeth (1909 - 1999), Colonel, Women’s Royal Army Corps, retired

KELLEHER, Joan (born 1915), Hon. ADC to the Queen, 1964–67; Director, Women’s Royal Army Corps, 1964–67

DAVIES, Lucy Myfanwy (1913 - 1995), Deputy Controller Commandant, Women’s Royal Army Corps, 1967–77

WATSON, Alexandra Mary Chalmers (1873 - 1936), President, Medical Women’s Federation; President Women’s United Services Club; Member of Advisory Committee on Nutrition; First Chief Controller Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, 1917–18

Watson, Alexandra Mary Chalmers [Mona; née Alexandra Mary Geddes] (1872-1936), medical practitioner and head of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

FIELD, Anne (1926 - 2011), Deputy Controller Commandant, Women’s Royal Army Corps, 1984–92 (Director, 1977–82); Chairman of Council, 1991–97, and Life Vice President, 1999, WRAC Association (Vice President, 1984–97)

RIVETT-DRAKE, Jean (Elizabeth) (1937 - 1999), JP; DL; Mayor of Hove, 1977–78; Lay Member, Press Council, 1973–78; Director, Women’s Royal Army Corps, 1961–64, retired

Creating GI Jane: Sexuality and Power in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. By Leisa D. Meyer. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. xii, 260 pp. $29.50 and A Woman's War Too: U.S. Women in the Military in World War II. Ed. by Paula Nassen Poulos. Washington: National Archives and Records Administration, 1997. xii, 406 pp. $25.00

 

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WAC originally established as the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) because Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts wanted to ensure that women who served in the U.S. armed forces would ...

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