– Australian Women at War –

Women during wartime carried out many varied duties all adding to the war effort. The area we hear about most is the women who served both in Australia and many other countries such as Greece on the island of Lemnos tending the soldiers suffering from shell shock, and other war wounds.

You would also find them ferrying vehicles to the front line, working in munition factories etc; women filled the role of the men, who had gone of to fight, learning new skills in the many factories now without a workforce.

The link above gives an insight into the role women played.

Updated: June 2, 2019 — 7:08 PM

Leave a Reply