Women in wartime : Womens Forestry Section B of T; Felling

Women in wartime

<p style='text-align: justify;'> A woman dressed in breeches, knee high laced boots and jumper holds an axe. She is chopping down a tree. The Women's Forestry Service was started by Miss Rosamund Crowdy as a section of the Land Army. It was set up under the Timber Supply Department, part of the Board of trade in 1917. Training camps for cutting and measuring the timber were held at several locations, including Wendover. </p>

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