ATS pay parade at HQ Eastern Command Hounslow, 1940
Photograph, World War Two, Home Front (1939-1945), 1940.
Over 250,000 women served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) during World War Two. They served in many overseas theatres of operation as well as in the defence of the United Kingdom, particularly in Anti-Aircraft Command. ATS women also served as drivers, orderlies, store women and cooks.
One of 8 photographs relating to Major Elise Sylvia Jacobs of the Women's Royal Army Corps.
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