Photograph album, with bound paper leaves containing slits for holding prints. Containing prints and postcard prints relating to the service of Margery Vale Druitt in the Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps during the First World War, particularly at Hastings in 1917 and at Folkestone 1918. Also as a Sergeant Major in the Auxiliary Transport Service of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps during the Second World War.
Of particular note from the First World War are: Numerous portraits of individual members and groups of women of the QMAAC at Hastings and Folkstone during the First World War and includes group and individual portraits of the officers and NCOs of the units (most are named); further portraits of members wearing different uniforms depicting type of work and season; a parade of QMAAC identified as the first draft leaving Hastings for France in August 1917 and supporting newspaper cuttings; servicewomen hosting on concert parties and Christmas shows; Bostell Heath camp (1918); the staff of Hotel Metropole, Folkestone which acted as the HQ for the QMAAC in Folkestone; QMAAC and VADs working at the hospital in Isleworth.
Second World War: a photograph of Margery on parade with the WRAC in Newbury (9th February 1941); head and shoulders portrait of Margery in the uniform of a Warrent Officer (Sergeant Major) of the ATS in Edinburgh (11 January 1944); letter to Druitt from Margaret Foggin of the ATS and attached newspaper account of Foggin's bravery; a series of photographs relating to reunions for members of the QMAAC in 1957,1965 and c 1970.
Album, brown with applique panel of pencil drawn image of children, entitled 'Post Card - Album' with handwritten annotation 'Q.M.A.A.C. 1917-1920'. Green paper leaves. Prints and postcards held by purpose made slits. Spine uncovered and loose. Leaves damaged through handling and caused by fragility due to age.