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This collection will include records from 1917-1920 This collection contains records of 7,000 women who joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) between 1917 and 1920. These records are held in series WO 398 at the National Archives and contain enrollment forms, statements of service, and other documents pertaining to their service.
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- United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920. Images.FamilySearch http://Familysearch.org. Citing Public Record Office. The National Archives, United Kingdom.
These records may contain the following information:
- Name of soldier
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Marital Status
- Number of children (If married)
- Date of enlistment
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- Date and place of birth
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- Use the birthdate to search for a baptism date in the England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 collection.
- Use the marital status to search for the soldier’s husband in the England, Marriages, 1538–1973
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.