Nurses waiting to see the Queen

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    Nurses sitting in a garden under a sunshade. According to the photograph's original caption they are waiting to meet Queen Mary. Their uniforms are all in pristine condition. It is a happy and relaxed scene.

    Nursing was one of the few jobs that allowed women to play an active role in the war.

    [Original reads: BRITISH OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE WESTERN FRONT. Nurses waiting to see the Queen.']

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