What Services are Covered by the Data base


so far  2527 Women’s names from 35 Service units have now been put up into the WW1 Australian Women data base – the following Service units have been done – ( list below)

  • Royal Australian Navy Nurses (RAN Nurses)
  • Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Forces Nurses (AN&MEF)
  • Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service
  • Territorial Force Nursing Service (TFNS)
  • New Zealand and Australian Nursing Service
  • Australian Veterinary Hospital
  • New Zealand Army Nursing Service
  • Australian Military Masseuses
  • Hospital Transport Corps
  • Sea Transportation Service
  • Salvation Army Nurses with AANS
  • Blue Birds
  • The Mobile Hospital of Mrs Bordern Turner
  • Lady Rachel Dudley’s Australian Voluntary Hospitals
  • First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY)
  • Allies Field Ambulance Corps
  • American Red Cross
  • Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD)
  • Possible VADS and other Ladies – Mrs & Miss entries in the AWM12 file
  • Scottish Women’s Hospitals
  • Australian Women Doctors
  • Australian Munitions Workers – Overseas
  • Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps / Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps
  • Merchant Navy – Stewardess
  • Women’s Royal Naval Service
  • Women’s Royal Air Force
  • Women’s legion Motor Drivers
  • Green Cross – Women’s Reserve Ambulance
  • The New Zealand Volunteer Sisterhood ( NZVS )
  • Stowaways – women who tried to disguise them selves as men and go to the fight the War
  • WW1 Australian Women Deaths
  • British Red Cross & Australian Red Cross – Women who served Overseas
  • British Red Cross & Australian Red Cross – Women who served Overseas ( in Egypt)
  • Australian Army Nursing Service
  • Canadian Army Medical Corps (CAMC)


If you wish to browse the Service Units, more information on their history and photos and personal requirements and names can be viewed on the Looking For the Evidence  –    WW1 Australian Women service units page



Looking for the Evidence
Historical Research work by Jennifer Baker
Looking for The Evidence – Australian WW1 Women Surname database search
by Jennifer Baker
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