My Life After Ww1

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During WWI (1914-1918), large numbers of women were recruited into jobs vacated by men who had gone to fight in the war. And I one of those women. My name is Georgie Jones I was born March 17, 1897. I have a twin sisters named Roberta Jones who was also in the war with me. When WW1 started I was only 21 and my sister and I were never apart form each other until WW1. WW1 was the most horrible thing I have ever experienced. As me being a nurse in that war it was horrible I experienced a lot of things that most woman that didn 't go into the war would see. The year right now is 1964 I am 67 years old. I decided to write this in my later days because I didn 't really know what to expect back then. Now that I am older and think that I know a lot more I decided to write this also because life is so much better now after the war I also wanted to let everyone know how much the war changed me and how I see so much stuff differently now. I still live in Britian, But I have started a new life, but this isn 't about not i 'm going to be telling you why we built a better life. Nursing in World War One was exhausting, often dangerous work and the women who volunteered experienced the horror of war firsthand, some paying the ultimate price. But Because of it being so hard and horrific I wouldn 't of…show more content…
For some, life after the war offered new opportunities. The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919 made it illegal to exclude women from jobs because of their gender. Educated, middle class women found that doors to the professions previously closed to them were suddenly opening and i was all for that i went into a work system taking care of the injured, and sick. And i have been able to vote. Before the the war women were not aloud to vote. Before 1920, women weren 't allowed to vote. Only men could! This was because most people believed that women were less intelligent when it came to making a political decision. In the years of 1840-1920 there were many women
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