The number may seem very low, but one has to understand that all Belgian women
who volunteered for War service had to come out of the ranks
of the Belgian refugee community in the United Kingdom.
Belgium had no tradition of women wearing uniform before WW2, so most of the Belgian women,
in the United Kingdom, choosed to work in a factory in stead of joining the Armed Forces.
As no foreigner was allowed to join the WRNS, the women had to volunteer for the ATS or the WAAF.