United States Postal Service
GPO #684 postwoman about 1917. As able bodied Postmen left to fight in the war, Postwomen were appointed to replace them by the GPO (General Post Office). In 1916 postwomen were issued a blue straw hat, blue serge coat, and skirt and boots. They also had a waterproof cape and skirt for foul weather. They were also issued a gold colored GPO hat badge and collar badges. The buttons on the uniform was a GPO cypher, England.