Thu, 14 Sept|
West Park URC Church
Harrogate Cenotaph Centenary - 100 years Plus - Women in War
Commemorating Harrogate Cenotaph's Centenary - the events that led to women being legally allowed to serve in the Army.
Time & Location
14 Sept, 19:00
West Park URC Church, West Park, Harrogate HG1 1BL, UK
About the Event
Part of Harrogate Cenotaph's Centenary Commemoration Event.
100 YEARS PLUS - WOMEN IN WAR: WO2 Catherine Munro MBE, the first British Army Female soldier to hold the role of Commonwealth Sergeant Major. Walking through the events that led to women being legally allowed to serve in the Army. We chart their journey, following their progress from ‘simply being tolerated’ to ‘being a nuisance and a threat to men’s jobs’ - through the change in legislation which finally recognised women’s valuable contribution to modern warfare.
Unreserved seating, so please sit wherever you like. Tickets may be available on the door but places cannot be guaranteed so better to make sure by booking a free ticket here.