Timber

 
Photographs of Timber Corps in Norfolk. Source: The Landswoman, February 1918, page 26.

Photographs of timber workers in Norfolk.
Source: The Landswoman, February 1918, page 26.

The foundations of the Women’s Forestry Corps were laid in 1916, employing gangs of women, later becoming part of the WLA. By January 1918, 400 women worked as foresters.


Summary adapted by Stuart Antrobus from The Women’s Land Army: a Portrait (Gill Clarke)