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Women's Land Army

Some of the Jobs Women did in WW1

Play the interactive powerpoint quiz to find out which WW1 war job would have suited you best.

Below are listed some of the jobs women did in the First World War that had previously been done mostly by men:

  • Police force
  • Postal workers
  • Bus conductors
  • Railway workers
  • Delivery van drivers
  • Farming
  • Forestry workers
  • Munitions workers – including tailoring, metal trades, chemical and explosives, food trades, hosiery and woollen and worsted industries
  • Engineering workers 
  • Coal industry workers
  • Nurses
  • Ambulance drivers
  • Ship building workers