The role of women in WW1

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How many nurses were in Queen Victoria's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve in 1918?
23,000 nurses
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How many nurses were in it in 1914?
70
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How many women worked as nursing assistants, cooks and ambulance drivers?
38,000
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Were there any female volunteers?
Yes there were thousands
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What programme provided voluntary nurses?
The Voluntary Aid Detachment
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How many VADs were there by 1914?
There were 74,000, two-thirds were women and a third were girls.
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What was founded in 1915?
The Women's Land Army
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What did allow women to do?
It allowed them to work on farms whilst the men were out in war
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How many were the most high profile members?
16,000 were middle class and even upper-class women joined too.
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How many female munition workers were there in 1914?
90,000
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How many munition workers were there by the end of the war?
947,000
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