Meet the women who did their bit and served their country
To mark the 100th anniversary of all-female units in the armed forces, this daily series meets women who recall their time in the services.
Most are well-known faces – June Brown remembers her life as a Wren during World War Two, while fellow actor Edward Fox digs back into history to find out more about the time his aunt spent as a Land Girl.
Dame Kelly Holmes talks about her time as a PTI instructor in the Army, Pam Ayres grows misty-eyed about life as a WRAF in the 1960s, while Nicky Campbell’s mum, Sheila, opens his eyes about the work she did as a radio operator in wartime.
A fascinating and inspiring living history lesson.