A parade of female munition workers during a 'patriot procession' on 23 July 1916. The women are holding tools and shell cases and wear their factory uniforms.
Air Mechanics of the Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF) working on the fuselage of an Avro 504 aircraft during early 1919.
Women pilots of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in flying kit at Hatfield, 10 January 1940.
Indian women training for Air Raid Precautions (ARP) duties in Bombay, 1942.
The first Canadian nurses in Japan are shown upon their arrival at Haneda Air Force Base, Tokyo.
A female soldier serving with 6 Supply Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps arrives at Camp Fox in the Kuwaiti desert with her kit, which includes a pillow.
Christmas dinner on board HMS Malaya is made complete with decorations and party hats on 25 December 1942.
Everyone loves a good Christmas sing-song, even on the mess deck of a warship of the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow,12 December 1941.
On board HMS King George V the ship’s cooks baked some iced cakes at Christmas during the Second World War.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a tree- even at sea! Here two sailors carry the Christmas tree and holly for Christmas festivities at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool, December 1941.
A sailor tastes the Christmas pudding for luck from the Chef aboard HMS Cochrane, November 1940.
With time at sea, sailors relied on supply ships to sort and send Christmas letters home.