British civilian worked as messenger at Netley Hospital and as post woman for General Post Office in Southampton, GB, 1915-1919
REEL 1 Aspects of employment in Bournemouth and Southampton, GB, 1911-1919: employment in Bournemouth hotel; duties as messenger in Netley Hospital, Southampton, 1915; reasons for leaving; employment with Post Office; story of fiance's war service, 1914-1918; attitude towards working with men; further comments on period at Netley Hospital; problem of thumb infection; attitude to mentally ill patients; reasons for leaving Netley Hospita; further comments on hotel work; memories of fiance's return from war. Aspects of post-war life and employment: employment with Post Office in GB, 1939-1945.
REEL 2 Continues: comments on post-war employment; question of supervising male workers; employment as cinema supervisor and story about audience response. Further comments on period at Netley Hospital: memory of patients, reaction to sight of gassed soldiers; story of American soldier.