British driver served with Women's Royal Naval Service and Women's Royal Air Force at Cranwell, GB, 1918-1919
REEL 1 Aspects of civilian employment in Birmingham, GB prior to 1917: duties driving bakers van; reasons for leaving job. Aspects of enlistment and training with Women's Royal Naval Service in GB, 1917: reasons for enlistment; recruitment; learning to drive van; driving test. Recollections of period as driver with Women's Royal Naval Service at Cranwell GB, 1917-1919: journey to Cranwell; first impressions; accommodation; advice brother gave to her before leaving for Cranwell; food rations; description of vehicles; duties; merger of Women's Royal Naval Service and Women's Royal Air Force, 1918; uniform; attitude of men towards servicewomen; lack of rules regarding relations between men and women; story of how her pay was stolen.
REEL 2 Continues: socialising with Canadian servicemen; social life; story of being lost in the fog in van; class backgrounds of women at Cranwell; impact of wartime service on life; attitude towards national service; impact of war on women's emancipation.