A Short History of Queen Mary's Army Auxilary Corps (Ex Library copy)

A Short History of Queen Mary's Army Auxilary Corps (Ex Library copy)

By J.M. Cowper

Published by the Women's Royal Army Corps Association in 1967, 68 pages. Booklet - c.14cm by 22cm (A3UWSO)

From the introduction: This Short History of Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps has been published by the Women's Royal Army Corps Association (incorporating Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps and Auxiliary Territorial Service Comrades Association) to mark the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in 1917 and as a tribute to their work during the First WorId War. Contents include:

The Lady with the Frying Pan: Outbreak of War, Women's War work, Voluntary organisations, Women's Legion.
The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps: Formation of the Corps for foreign service, recruiting, training, arrival of the first drafts in France.
Discipline and Morale: Regulations at home and abroad, extension of work overseas, transfer of Women's Legion cooks to the W.A.A.C.
Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps: Training of officials, drafting to France, special duties, the Queen's recognition
Victory and Disbandment: The first casualties, expansion at home, American Expeditionary Force, armistice, the Army of Occupation, demobilisation, The Unknown Soldier, The last of Q.M.A.A.C.

The condition of the booklet is generally ok. The covers have several minor scuffs and blemishes, and yellowing along wear along the edges and corners. The staple spine is intact, and all pages are intact and bound. An ex library copy, with a sticker on the front cover, partially removed labels and a sticker on the title page, and an ink stamp and annotations on the second inside page.