Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps

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Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps
Years active: 1917 – September 1921
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch:
Type: Administration
Specific type: Department
Full size: none
Sources for overview:
Created: 1917. 
Sources for created:
Name1: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps[1]
Name1 Start: 1917
Name1 End: April 1918
Reason for change:
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Name2: Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps
Name2 Start: April 1918
Name2 End: September 1921
Reason for change: Disbanded
Sources for name2:
Alternate names: WAAC, QMAAC
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Disbanded: September 1921. 
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For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.


Personal narratives[edit]

Related media[edit]

The WAACs marching in London,1918
The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during the First World War, France Q5955

Further images can be found on Wikimedia Commons and in the category Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps

Official Sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/84 (unknown–unknown)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/85 (unknown–unknown)

Unit histories[edit]

Other official documents[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 398, service records. Research guide with further information on these records. Only about 7,000 women's service records survive from 57,000 who served.
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 329/3246, Silver War Badge rolls
  • British War and Victory Medal rolls:

Other sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps service records 1917-1920