CWGC x Herstory Club: Elizabeth, Liz and Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

To finish the inaugural War Graves Week, the CWGC’s main events are ending in the North of England at Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery. The two Public Engagement Coordinators for the CWGC in the North of England are Liz Marsland and Elizabeth Smith. Liz Marsland Liz is the Public Engagement Coordinator for the North West of England, … Continue reading CWGC x Herstory Club: Elizabeth, Liz and Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

CWGC x Herstory Club: Amy, Sarah and Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

On Day Six of War Graves Week, the main CWGC events have moved into Wales and to Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery. The two Public Engagement Coordinators for the CWGC who cover the West Midlands and Wales are Amy Kitcher and Sarah Moody. Amy Kitcher Amy is the Public Engagement Coordinator for the West Region, which covers … Continue reading CWGC x Herstory Club: Amy, Sarah and Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

‘Girlfriends in Khaki’ Lesbianism during the Second World War

by Ashleigh Percival-Borley The 20th century saw the greatest mobilisation of women serving in Britain’s auxiliary services. 43,000 women volunteered in the December of 1939, more than double of what had been initially projected. The total number of women to serve in the WAAF, WRNS and ATS during the war is suggested to be 612,000. … Continue reading ‘Girlfriends in Khaki’ Lesbianism during the Second World War