Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 1915: The ‘Munitionettes’: Women in the Munitions Industry

In November 1915, Ethel Kerr began her training at Armstrong-Whitworth’s in Newcastle to become a munitions worker or ‘munitionette’. She was one of a number of Somervillians, and hundreds of thousands of women, employed in munitions factories as a result … Continue reading

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