1917

Recruitment poster for the Women's Land Army, 1917. (c) East Riding Museum Service.
1st March

Women’s Land Army created

1917

'Oppy Wood 1917 Evening', oil painting by John Nash RA. Commissioned by the British War Memorial Committee in 1918. (c) IWM (Art. IWM Art 2243).
3rd May

East Yorkshire Regiment suffers heavy losses at Oppy Wood

1917

Souvenir programme of George V and Queen Mary's visit to Hull. (c) Hull Museums.
18th June

Royal visit to Hull

1917

Member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in her uniform. (c) Hull Museums.
6th July

Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps formally created

1917

Image taken from horseback during the third battle of Gaza in November 1917. (c) East Riding Museum Service.
13th November

Cavalry charge at El Mughar