Violet Douglas-Pennant

Standard Name: Douglas-Pennant, Violet


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Occupation Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
She was the liaison between the ministry and the Women's Land Army , Women's Legion , Voluntary Aid Detachment and others. In her practice as well as in memoranda to Lord Milner , the Secretary...


April 1918: The Women's Royal Air Force was established,...

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April 1918

The Women's Royal Air Force was established, with Violet Douglas-Pennant serving as its First Commandant, taking over from Gertrude Crawford 's tenure of less than a year.


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