On 6th February 1918, women won the right to vote for the first time. Under the 1918 Representation of the People Act, women over the age of 30 who either owned property themselves or were married to men with property were given the right to vote. Here is a colouring page showing a middle class 30-plus woman voting for the first time!
Woman Voting Colouring Page
Many women had worked before the outbreak of World War I, but as increasing numbers of young men went to the Front, they began to take on heavier roles that had traditionally been undertaken only by men.
The first women to drive ambulances at the Front were volunteers of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry - or FANYs Corp.