Therin of Andor wrote:
"In the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a yeoman is a rating usually with secretarial, clerical, payroll or other administrative duties. The first women in the U.S. Navy were Yeomen in World War I."
I also never cared for the whole yeoman concept either so I am extra glad that was written out.
Diana Prince (aka Wonderwoman) was a yeoman in TV's first season of "Wonderwoman".
Doesn't make the way the role was written in the actual show any better.