Not only Canadian lumberjacks, members of the Canadian Forestry Corps, logged the forests of Scotland during World War Two. British women were also at work in the woods. Almost 5,000 young British women joined the Women's Land Army Timber Corps. These "lumberjills" worked felling trees and operating sawmills. For more: www.elinorflorence.com/blog/canadian-forestry-corps.
Forgotten heroines of - The Women's Timber Corps, otherwise known as 'Lumberjills'. The Lumberjills were a unit of of The Women's Land Army along with The Land Girls, who are more often used as the iconic image of the Women's Home Front.
Oft forgotten heroines on -Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps stepped in, in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.