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Although technically the W. Jowett, had been appointed shortly beforea number of women were already attached to the Army and carrying out certain duties, both in New Zealand and in the Middle East.
They were followed to the Middle East in December by more women, clerical workers and Voluntary Aids. All these women were formally enrolled as members of the W. In New Zealand itself a number of women were employed in the Army as whole-time typists, clerks, cooks, or waitresses; most of them afterwards became members of the W.
This is to ignore for the moment the very wide range of part-time voluntary service given to the Army by the W. The formation of the W. It was realised that, with the growing threat from Japan in the Pacificand the decision to leave the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Middle Eastit was necessary to call on the women of the country to serve in the three auxiliary branches of the armed forces.
The women of New Zealand made a vigorous response to this call.
The age limits were wide: More women applied for service outside New Zealand than ever had the opportunity of going. By April more than three thousand were serving in the W.
By the middle of the original attempt to recruit 10, women in the W. The numbers serving at any one time never exceeded —the demands of essential industry had become too insistent.
The New Zealand women arriving in the Middle East in late made a vital difference to the atmosphere of the forces clubs in which they served.
These qualms proved unwarranted. Although a number of girls married, none could have been accused of neglecting her duty for the sake of a personal good time.
Their service was given as unselfishly and as fairly as had been expected of them and justified the care with page 8 which they had been selected. The functions of the W. Each had a practical job to do, as well as being at all times, and often in trying circumstances, an indefatigable hostess.
At the Cairo Forces Club the Tuis immediately took charge of the preparing and serving of sandwiches and fruit salad, looked after the cash desk and the clerical work entailed in running the club, and served in the library or at the information desk.
They also undertook the regular visiting of patients in the New Zealand military hospitals in the Cairo area. It was not long before they energetically conducted concerts and revues and took part in debates with the men. They acted as partners at the dances held at the club and at the different army messes.
They attended these dances and concerts in evening gowns, and both they and their partners enjoyed this escape from uniform. In November sixteen of the Tuis from Egypt—the original thirty had been meanwhile substantially reinforced—left to help staff the New Zealand Forces Club in Bari.
Here regular dances and picnics for men on leave were held and hospital visiting continued. The gift-buying service was enlarged by the opening of a gift shop. They even found time during leisure that tended to grow ever scantier to make forays into the surrounding countryside for wild flowers to decorate the club.
Tuis served in other clubs opened in Italyat Rome and Florencewith the same cheerfulness, efficiency, and good humour. Their hours of duty were always long, and it was difficult for them to get much leave to see something of Italyperhaps the most interesting to the tourist of all European countries.
But most had managed to do some sightseeing by October when, except for a party in the Fernleaf Club in England, they were sent back to Egypt for repatriation to New Zealand. Throughout the whole of their service overseas these girls all owed very much to the care and interest in their welfare shown by Lady Freyberg.
In the Pacificmembers of the W. From the latter part of five carried out specially responsible cipher duties in the office of the British agent and consul in Tongaand later a W. In Fiji a few members of the W. In New Caledonia much larger numbers were employed as welfare workers, cashiers, clerks, or cooks.
Nearly served with the 3rd Division in these capacities and as Voluntary Aids.The Canadian Women's Army Corps set up centres in Vermilion, Alberta and Kitchener, while showing the men that although they were taking jobs traditionally intended for men, The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II.
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The Army Council Instruction Number of July 7th, , is the date considered to be the official start of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps.
Mrs Chalmers Watson was appointed Chief Controller but general control of the WAAC was vested in the Adjutant-General. The Women 's Army Auxiliary Corps to stand by and do dull routine work while the men are gone." The Women 's Army Corps While press and public discussed the merits of the WAAC, Congress opened hearings in March on the conversion of the WAAC into the Regular Army.
Army leaders asked for the authority to convert the Women's Army. First you would have to find the theme of the an analysis of the womens army auxillary corps while the men are gone story (i.e WHY is it written.
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