Margaret Damer Dawson

Standard Name: Damer Dawson, Margaret


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September 1914
Two women's police forces were formed: the Women's Police Volunteers and the Women Patrols .
November 1914
The Women's Police Volunteers , formed by Margaret Damer Dawson , received their first assignment, for the British Army , a few months after forming.
February 1915
Margaret Damer Dawson formed the Women's Police Service after the Women's Police Volunteers disagreed over its level of cooperation with male police and the military surveillance of women.
7 July 1916
Representatives from the Women's Police Service (Margaret Damer Dawson and Mary Allen ) signed an agreement with the Ministry of Munitions for the employment of women police to regulate and oversee the conduct of...
February 1918
Chief Commander Margaret Damer Dawson and Sub-Commandant Mary Allen of the Women's Police Service were invested as Officers of the Order of the British Empire.