ATS Headress and uniform

Discussion in 'The Women of WW2' started by Bala, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. Bala

    Bala Member

    Can anyone tell me anything about this ATS headress and uniform please.

    She appears to be wearing some kind of beret and her pips seem raised and unusual.

    She was an ATS radio operator serving with the Special Duties Branch of Auxiliary Units (The secret British Resistance). Vera Long-crop2.jpg
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  2. Tony56

    Tony56 Member Patron

  3. AB64

    AB64 Senior Member

    I think she may be First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY) rather than ATS - I've had a bit of a google (wee piece of advice - probably best google the full title rather than just the shortened unit name) and there are a few pictures of them with berets - sorry I cant be more help but hopefully this opens up some other info.

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  4. AB64

    AB64 Senior Member

  5. Staffsyeoman

    Staffsyeoman Member

    I agree with AB64 - it's not an ATS uniform, it's FANY - with the distinctive headgear and rank insignia.
  6. Bala

    Bala Member

    Thank you guys for putting me right

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