Johillco AFS woman

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Johillco AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) woman in navy uniform and hat. She has a pack strapped to the front of her body and is walking. clearly marked underneath

Although some women were already working as fire fighters, it was not until the outbreak of the Second World War that large numbers began to play a more significant role in the AFS. The Auxiliary Fire Service was formed in 1938, when a huge recruitment drive was launched to attract women, as their fathers, brothers and husbands were signing up to join the army.

in very good original condition with just some minor paint loss


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