Chloe Allen

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Chloe Allen, born c. 1992 ("aged 24"),[1] of the 1st Battalion, the Scots Guard, is the first female infantry soldier to serve in the British Army.

She joined the service as a man in 2012, but has changed her name and begun hormone therapy treatment.[1] She will still be referred to as a Guardsman.

"It is a great honour to be able to make history and at the same time do my job, it's just brilliant, I'm just looked at as a normal person."[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Transgender soldier becomes first woman on frontline of British Army, Sky News, 17 September 2016.