Tuesday, 14 August 2018

048 : Mary The Munitionette

Studio Postcard of Unknown Woman : The only clue to the identity of this woman is a dedication on the reverse, "From Mary". The uniform she is wearing suggests that she was a munitions worker in World War I - one of the almost 1,000,000 women who went into the factories of Britain to make arms and armaments. Such brave women were known as "munitionettes"