28 March 1917

WAAC (Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps)¬†enrols 57,000 women – 9,000 WAACs to be sent to France. The WAAC¬†was organised into four units: cookery, mechanical, clerical and miscellaneous but there were strict rules governing the use of women, such as, any job given to a member of WAAC, had to result in a man being released for frontline duties.